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The Shakespeare Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Shakespeare Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Features witty illustrations and inspirational quotes. This title covers every work, from the comedies of Twelfth Night and As You Like It to the tragedies of Julius Caesar and Hamlet, and lost plays and less well-known works of poetry.

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ISBN 9780241182611
Barcode 9780241182611
Published 25 February 2015 by Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780241182611
ISBN-10 0241182611
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
Imprint DK
Publication Date 25 February 2015
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By DK
Series Big Ideas
Category Literary Studies: 16Th To 18Th Centuries
Shakespeare studies & criticism
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 203mm
Height: 238mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 1,148g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Literary Criticism
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 822.33
Catalogue Code 536332

Description of this Book

The Shakespeare Book is the perfect primer to the works of William Shakespeare, packed with witty illustrations and inspirational quotes. Covering every work, from the comedies of Twelfth Night and As You Like It to the tragedies of Julius Caesar and Hamlet, plus lost plays and less well-known works of poetry. Easy-to-understand graphics and illustrations bring the themes, plots, characters and language of Shakespeare to life. This includes illustrated timelines which offer an at-a-glance summary of the action for each play. With detailed plot summaries and an in-depth analysis of the major characters and themes, this is a brilliant, innovative exploration of the entire canon of Shakespeare plays, sonnets and poetry. Whether you're a Shakespeare scholar or a student of the great Bard, The Shakespeare Book offers a fuller appreciation of his phenomenal talent and lasting legacy.

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UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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