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The Resource Essential Shakespeare handbook, Leslie Dunton-Downer, Alan Riding

Essential Shakespeare handbook, Leslie Dunton-Downer, Alan Riding

Label
Essential Shakespeare handbook
Title
Essential Shakespeare handbook
Statement of responsibility
Leslie Dunton-Downer, Alan Riding
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For each of Shakespeare's plays, provides an introduction, list of characters, plot summary, notes on reading the play, and notes on seeing the play. Also includes an introduction to Shakespeare and his time; a genre overview for each of the four types of play--history, comedy, tragedy, and romance; and overviews of selected non-dramatic poems
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
822.3/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2976
LC item number
.D73 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Essential Shakespeare handbook, Leslie Dunton-Downer, Alan Riding
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How to use this handbook -- The life of William Shakespeare -- Shakespeare in his time -- Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre -- Shakespeare's canon -- Shakespeare's language -- The works of Shakespeare -- The history plays: Henry VI, part I -- Henry VI, part II -- Henry VI, part III -- Richard III -- King John -- Edward III -- Richard II -- Henry IV, part I -- Henry IV, part II -- Henry V -- Henry VIII -- The comedies: The comedy of errors -- The taming of the shrew -- The two gentlemen of Verona -- Love's labour's lost -- A midsummer night's dream -- The merchant of Venice -- The merry wives of Windsor -- Much ado about nothing -- As you like it -- Twelfth night -- Troilus and Cressida -- All's well that ends well -- Measure for measure -- The tragedies: Titus Andronicus -- Romeo and Juliet -- Julius Caesar -- Hamlet -- Othello -- King Lear -- Macbeth -- Antony and Cleopatra -- Coriolanus -- Timon of Athens -- The romances: Pericles -- Cymbeline -- The winter's tale -- The tempest -- The two noble kinsmen -- Non-dramatic poetry: The narrative poems: Venus and Adonis -- The rape of Lucrece -- The phoenix and the turtle -- A lover's complaint -- The lyric poems: The sonnets -- Shall I die? -- Epitaphs -- Global Shakespeare -- Index -- Picture credits & acknowledgements
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
480 pages
Isbn
9781465402264
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014498702
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • ocn795010953
  • (OCoLC)795010953
Label
Essential Shakespeare handbook, Leslie Dunton-Downer, Alan Riding
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How to use this handbook -- The life of William Shakespeare -- Shakespeare in his time -- Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre -- Shakespeare's canon -- Shakespeare's language -- The works of Shakespeare -- The history plays: Henry VI, part I -- Henry VI, part II -- Henry VI, part III -- Richard III -- King John -- Edward III -- Richard II -- Henry IV, part I -- Henry IV, part II -- Henry V -- Henry VIII -- The comedies: The comedy of errors -- The taming of the shrew -- The two gentlemen of Verona -- Love's labour's lost -- A midsummer night's dream -- The merchant of Venice -- The merry wives of Windsor -- Much ado about nothing -- As you like it -- Twelfth night -- Troilus and Cressida -- All's well that ends well -- Measure for measure -- The tragedies: Titus Andronicus -- Romeo and Juliet -- Julius Caesar -- Hamlet -- Othello -- King Lear -- Macbeth -- Antony and Cleopatra -- Coriolanus -- Timon of Athens -- The romances: Pericles -- Cymbeline -- The winter's tale -- The tempest -- The two noble kinsmen -- Non-dramatic poetry: The narrative poems: Venus and Adonis -- The rape of Lucrece -- The phoenix and the turtle -- A lover's complaint -- The lyric poems: The sonnets -- Shall I die? -- Epitaphs -- Global Shakespeare -- Index -- Picture credits & acknowledgements
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
480 pages
Isbn
9781465402264
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014498702
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • ocn795010953
  • (OCoLC)795010953

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