The Globe Guide to Shakespeare: The Plays, The Productions, The Life

  • Title: The Globe Guide to Shakespeare: The Plays, The Productions, The Life
  • Author: AndrewDickson
  • ISBN: 9781781256343
  • Page: 453
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Globe Guide to Shakespeare The Plays The Productions The Life The Globe Guide to Shakespeare is the ultimate guide to the life and work of the world s greatest playwright William Shakespeare With full coverage of the Shakespearian plays including a synopsis
    The Globe Guide to Shakespeare is the ultimate guide to the life and work of the world s greatest playwright William Shakespeare With full coverage of the 39 Shakespearian plays, including a synopsis, full character list, stage history and a critical essay for each, this comprehensive guide is both a quick reference and in depth background guide for theatre goers, studenThe Globe Guide to Shakespeare is the ultimate guide to the life and work of the world s greatest playwright William Shakespeare With full coverage of the 39 Shakespearian plays, including a synopsis, full character list, stage history and a critical essay for each, this comprehensive guide is both a quick reference and in depth background guide for theatre goers, students, film buffs and lovers of literature alike The Globe Guide to Shakespeare also explores Shakespeare s sonnets and the narrative poems, combined with fascinating accounts of Shakespeare s life and theatre, exploring in colourful detail each play s original performances.This comprehensive guide includes up to date reviews of the best films and audio recordings of each play, from Laurence Olivier to Baz Luhrmann, Kozintsev to Kurosawa The Globe Guide to Shakespeare is a celebration of all things Shakespearian.Published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare s death.

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    About AndrewDickson


    1. Hello I m an author and critic who writes regularly for the Guardian and a number of other publications, including the New Yorker and the New Statesman.My new book about Shakespeare s global influence, Worlds Elsewhere Journeys Around Shakespeare s Globe, is published in the UK by Bodley Head Vintage and in the US by Henry Holt.I m also the author of the Globe Guide to Shakespeare, and also contributed to the New Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare.I m currently an honorary fellow at Birkbeck, University of London and a former visiting fellow at the University of Warwick I live in east London.


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    1. I'm popping this back on the 'partially read' shelf for now, but I've read plenty, and I love it. Heaps of fascinating info, and an engaging and lively voice from the author, Andrew Dickson, make this a 5-star read for sure. I've now read all the 'extra' material, which deftly covers a huge range of Shakespeare in his context and since. I've managed to limit my buying (so far!) to only one extra book; my self-control has nothing to do with how persuasive Dickson's reviews, summaries and recommen [...]

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    2. This is a book that begs to be read by anyone interested in expanding their ability to appreciate Shakespeare. It covers all his plays and then some. Each section pithily lists characters, plot summary and themes, then an engaging analytical essay and recommendations for further research. I found this book not only to be a fantastic research resource, but a great read itself. I have plans to go back and read up on all of Shakespeare's plays.(P.S. this should be purchased as a hardcopy; having th [...]

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    3. A pretty darn decent overview of the Bard for a newcomer or amateur fan: this work includes concise but researched synopses of each play and poem, alongside historical, academic and textual notes. It also remembers the crucial mantra that Shakespeare was written to be performed, with an examination of acting styles, reviews of notable film and audio adaptations, and interviews with a dozen-or-so leading Shakespearean actors of the 20th century (Ian McKellen, Harriet Walter and Adrian Lester amon [...]

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    4. 822.3 XDdi 2016

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    5. Pretty useful resource! I like that it reviews available recordings of performances. Leant to me by Thomas Ingle.

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    6. This is an excellent starting place for research into any of Shakespeare's works.

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