Shakespeare Set Free: Teaching Twelfth Night and Othello (Folger Shakespeare Library Series)

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The Folger Shakespeare Library, the nation's most important center for Shakespeare study and scholarship, is also the center for Shakespeare education. At the Library's Teaching Shakespeare Institute, scholars, actors, and teachers from across the country work together at the business of teaching and learning Shakespeare.
This third volume of the Shakespeare Set Free series is written by institute faculty and participants. The volume sparkles with fine recent scholarship and the...

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Overview

The Folger Shakespeare Library, the nation's most important center for Shakespeare study and scholarship, is also the center for Shakespeare education. At the Library's Teaching Shakespeare Institute, scholars, actors, and teachers from across the country work together at the business of teaching and learning Shakespeare.
This third volume of the Shakespeare Set Free series is written by institute faculty and participants. The volume sparkles with fine recent scholarship and the wisdom and wit of real classroom teachers in all kinds of schools all over the United States.
In this book, you'll find:

  • Clear and provocative essays written by leading scholars to refresh the teacher and challenge older students
  • Successful and plainly understandable techniques for teaching through performance
  • Ways to teach Shakespeare that successfully engage students of every grade and ability level in exploring Shakespeare's language and the magical worlds of the plays

Day-by-day teaching strategies for Twelfth Night and Othello — created, taught, written, and edited by teachers with real voices in real classrooms.
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English Journal (on Shakespeare Set Free: Teaching Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and A Midsummer Night's Dream) If you have funds, time and energy for only one Shakespeare resource this year, this is it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780743288514
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
  • Publication date: 8/1/2006
  • Series: Folger Shakespeare Library Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 329,897
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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The Shakespeare Set Free series is written by institute faculty and participants, and includes the latest developments in recent scholarship. It bristles with the energy created by teaching and learning Shakespeare from the text and through active performance, and reflects the experience, wisdom, and wit of real classroom teachers in schools and colleges throughout the United States.
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