Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 9780230232105
Year 2009-08-26
Pages 200
Language en
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

The first edition of Much Ado About Nothing developed by and for the RSC, including an introduction from Jonathan Bate and interviews with key RSC directors and actors

Much Ado about Nothing

Much Ado about Nothing Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 9781616413545
Year 2010-09-01
Pages 48
Language en
Publisher ABDO

In graphic novel format, presents William Shakespeare's comedy about mistaken identities, games, eavesdropping, and unrequited love.

A Study Guide for William Shakespeare s Much Ado About Nothing

A Study Guide for William Shakespeare s  Much Ado About Nothing Author Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN-10 9781410353252
Pages 37
Language en
Publisher Gale, Cengage Learning

A Study Guide for William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Shakespeare for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Shakespeare for Students for all of your research needs.

Much ADO about Nothing

Much ADO about Nothing Author Nick Newlin
ISBN-10 9781459602724
Year 2010-09-27
Pages 108
Language en

This cutting of Shakespeare's utterly charming and popular comedy MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING features five key scenes, including Beatrice and Benedick's classic initial word-battle, and the uproarious hide-and-seek deception of the two ''lovers. '' The next scenes are the brutal rejection of Hero at the altar by a deceived Claudio and the timeless manhandling of the English language by the bumbling constable Dogberry. In the fifth and final scene, Shakespeare resolves the play's conflicts and confusions, and love reigns again. This cutting really tells the story, and includes some sidesplitting stage business, particularly the back-and-forth physical and verbal parrying between Benedick and Beatrice.

Much Ado about Nothing

Much Ado about Nothing Author Joss Whedon
ISBN-10 1781169357
Year 2013
Pages 191
Language en
Publisher Titan Books

Screenplay of the 2012 film version, with an introduction and interview with Joss Whedon.

Shakespeare Set Free

Shakespeare Set Free Author Peggy O'Brien
ISBN-10 9780671760465
Year 1993
Pages 274
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster

A teaching guide to the works of Shakespeare is the first of three volumes and is based on the conviction that students best learn Shakespeare by performing Shakespeare. Original.

The Illustrated Shakespeare 1709 1875

The Illustrated Shakespeare  1709 1875 Author Stuart Sillars
ISBN-10 9780521878371
Year 2008-12-18
Pages 394
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press

A complete study of the history and tradition of illustrated editions of Shakespeare, containing 167 illustrative images from major editions.

Painting Shakespeare

Painting Shakespeare Author Stuart Sillars
ISBN-10 0521853087
Year 2006-02-23
Pages 337
Language en
Publisher Cambridge University Press

A critical history of Shakespeare painting in its richest period - 1720-1820.

Shakespeare s Comedies A Very Short Introduction

Shakespeare s Comedies  A Very Short Introduction Author Bart Van Es
ISBN-10 9780198723356
Year 2016-03
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press

From The Two Gentlemen of Verona in the early 1590s to The Two Noble Kinsmen at the end of his career around 1614, Shakespeare wrote at least eighteen plays that can be called 'comedies': a far higher number than that for any other genre in which he wrote. So what is a Shakespearean comedy? We associate these plays with such themes as mistaken identities, happy marriages, and exuberant cross dressing, but how representative are these of the oeuvre as a whole? In this Very Short Introduction, Bart van Es explores the full range of the playwright's comic writing, from the neat classical plotting of early works like The Comedy of Errors to the corrupt world of the so-called problem plays, written in the middle years of Shakespeare's life. Examining Shakespeare's influences and sources, van Es compares his plays to those of his rivals, and looks at the history of the plays in performance, from the biographies of Shakespeare's original actors to the plays' endless reinvention in modern stage productions and in films. Identifying the key qualities that make Shakespearean comedy distinctive, van Es traces the changing nature of Shakespeare's comic writing over the course of a career that spanned nearly a quarter century of theatrical change. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Shakespeare in Company

Shakespeare in Company Author Bart van Es
ISBN-10 9780199569311
Year 2013-02-14
Pages 357
Language en
Publisher Oxford University Press

How did Shakespeare's working conditions affect his artistic development? Shakespeare in Company is the first book systematically to address that question, charting a series of changes in the theatrical marketplace from 1592 to 1614. Its central thesis is that the formation of the Chamberlain's Men had a transformative effect on Shakespeare's writing. Based on research into hundreds of manuscripts and plays by contemporaries, the book gives a powerfulaccount of the influence of actors such as Kemp, Armin, and Burbage, not simply on individual characters in Shakespeare's drama, but on the structure of his plays as a whole. It examines other writers,including Marlowe, Jonson, and Fletcher, and offers a new account of the place of co-authorship in the playwright's career. An original picture thus emerges of Shakespeare as a theatrical collaborator, investor, poet, and performer on the English stage.