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Julius Caesar (Global Shakespeare Series)
     

Julius Caesar (Global Shakespeare Series)

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by William Shakespeare, Dom Saliani
 

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ISBN-10: 0176066152

ISBN-13: 9780176066154

Pub. Date: 03/28/1997

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Henry V established Kenneth Branagh as one of the most gifted and versatile film artists of our time. Branagh wrote the screenplay, starred in, and directed the film to astounding critical and popular acclaim. With a marvelous cast, including himself as Henry V, Emma Thompson as Katherine, Derek Jacobi as the Chorus, Ian Holm as Fluellen, Paul Scofield as the

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Henry V established Kenneth Branagh as one of the most gifted and versatile film artists of our time. Branagh wrote the screenplay, starred in, and directed the film to astounding critical and popular acclaim. With a marvelous cast, including himself as Henry V, Emma Thompson as Katherine, Derek Jacobi as the Chorus, Ian Holm as Fluellen, Paul Scofield as the King of France, Judi Dench as Mistress Quickly, and Robbie Coltrane as Falstaff, Branagh brings the play into contemporary times, adding a darker and harsher sensibility. Included here are Branagh's screenplay and introduction, and dramatic stills from the film.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780176066154
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Series:
Global Shakespeare Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
159
Product dimensions:
7.96(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.34(d)

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Table of Contents


Introduction     iv
A 'History' Play     iv
The Plantagents family tree     vi
Leading Characters in the Play     viii
Synopsis     ix
Henry IV Part 1: Commentary     xi
Sir John Falstaff     xxvi
Sir John Falstaff: An Appreciation   Dr Samuel Johnson     xxx
Shakespeare's Verse     xxxi
Source, Text, and Date     xxxii
Characters in the Play     xxxiv
Henry IV Part 1     1
The Historical Background     126
Selections from The Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland     128
Background     133
England in c.1592     133
Government     133
Religion     133
Education     134
Language     134
Drama     134
Theatre     135
William Shakespeare, 1564-1616     137
Approximate Dates of Composition of Shakespeare's Works     139
Exploring Henry IV Part 1 in the Classroom     140
Ways into the Play     140
Setting the Scene     142
Keeping Track of the Action     143
Characters     144
Themes     145
Shakespeare's Language     146
Exploring with Drama     146
Writing about Henry IV Part 1     147
Further Reading and Resources     149

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Julius Caesar (Shakespeare on Stage Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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