The Arden Shakespeare Miscellany

The Arden Shakespeare Miscellany

by Jane Armstrong
     
 

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This easy-to-use reference companion provides a wealth of organized, informative and entertaining contextual and biographical information on Shakespeare and his work.

Every Shakespeare play is described by plot summary, complete with details of the major characters and themes to provide proper context for the fascinating descriptions of the details and debates

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This easy-to-use reference companion provides a wealth of organized, informative and entertaining contextual and biographical information on Shakespeare and his work.

Every Shakespeare play is described by plot summary, complete with details of the major characters and themes to provide proper context for the fascinating descriptions of the details and debates surrounding the play and the known and fanciful facts of Shakespeare's life as a man, writer and actor. The Arden Shakespeare is the leading authority of Shakespeare scholarship in the world and this unique reference tool summarizes decades of scholarly research, debate and insight to make it a truly invaluable resource. The book is arranged thematically with a full index and features scholarship on these key topics: Theatres and Players; Controversies; Shakespeare the Writer; Facts and Figures; Shakespeare and Language; Afterlife; Chronology of Shakespeare's Plays; A Biographical Chronology.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781408129104
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Series:
Arden Shakespeare Library Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Author Biography: Jane Armstrong is an experienced publisher and writer who has been associated with the Arden Shakespeare for many years. She is the editor of The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations.

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