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So You Think You Know Shakespeare?

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In which play would you find the characters Bottom, Quince, Puck, and Titania? How many of Shakespeare's history plays featured a King called Henry in their title? Does Juliet die by poison, stabbing herself, or throwing herself off of a balcony? So you've read Shakespeare's plays, maybe seen them performed. Now you can test what you really know about his works and extraordinary life. There are quizzes on Shakespeare's life and times, including questions on plays and theaters. The 15 most popular plays each have ...

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Overview

In which play would you find the characters Bottom, Quince, Puck, and Titania? How many of Shakespeare's history plays featured a King called Henry in their title? Does Juliet die by poison, stabbing herself, or throwing herself off of a balcony? So you've read Shakespeare's plays, maybe seen them performed. Now you can test what you really know about his works and extraordinary life. There are quizzes on Shakespeare's life and times, including questions on plays and theaters. The 15 most popular plays each have a dedicated quiz, and there are five additional quizzes covering Shakespeare's remaining works: Poems & Sonnets, Histories, Tragedies, Comedies, and Romances.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780340931264
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 5/1/2008
  • Series: So You Think You Know Series
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,267,306
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Clive Gifford is an award-winning author and editor of children's books, including the So You Think You Know series.

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Table of Contents


Introduction     v
Curtain Opening Quiz     1
Shakespeare's Life and Times     8
King Lear     15
Henry V     21
The Taming of the Shrew     27
The Tempest     33
Antony and Cleopatra     39
Hamlet     45
Richard III     51
Romeo and Juliet     57
Twelfth Night     63
As You Like It     69
Much Ado About Nothing     75
Othello     81
Macbeth     87
The Merchant of Venice     93
A Midsummer Night's Dream     99
The Comedies     105
The Tragedies     110
The Romances     115
The History Plays     120
The Narrative Poems and Sonnets     126
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