Approach To Shakespeare

Approach To Shakespeare

by Gilian West
     
 

For teachers, this handbook provides a means of introducing Shakespeare to students who are not yet ready to tackle a whole play and, at the same time, uses Shakespeare as a source for understanding the history of language. Each of the scenes in this collection (encompassing romance, battle, slapstick and horror) is a short, independent drama, and is followed by a

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For teachers, this handbook provides a means of introducing Shakespeare to students who are not yet ready to tackle a whole play and, at the same time, uses Shakespeare as a source for understanding the history of language. Each of the scenes in this collection (encompassing romance, battle, slapstick and horror) is a short, independent drama, and is followed by a set of questions about issues raised and the language used. The work offers suggestions for literary and theatrical practical work.

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A practical book providing a selection of Shakespeare's work (primarily extracts from the early plays) with questions to help teachers provide young students with preliminary exposure to Shakespeare's language, style, and dramatic methods as well as the history of the English language. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780304330980
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
07/01/1998
Series:
Cassell Practical Handbooks Series
Pages:
104
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.21(d)

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