Romeo and Juliet Manual: A Facing-Pages Translation into Contemporary English

Romeo and Juliet Manual: A Facing-Pages Translation into Contemporary English

by Jonnie Patricia Mobley

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Romeo and Juliet Manual: A Facing-Pages Translation into Contemporary English by Jonnie Patricia Mobley

This manual/study guide is designed as a stand-alone text or for use with Romeo and Juliet: Original text and facing-pages translation into contemporary English.

It offers a wealth of material including background information on Shakespeare's life, his sources for Romeo and Juliet, suggestions for teaching and producing the play, and probing questions with suggested answers.

Detailed summaries of every scene in The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet are included, together with an annotated bibliography, a guide to pronouncing proper nouns in the play, a Shakespearean time line, and an alphabetical glossary of terms, cross-referenced to act, scene, and line.

This manual is an invaluable source of information for anyone teaching, studying, or reading The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781885564030
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Publishers
Publication date: 09/01/1999
Pages: 42
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

  • Introducing Shakespeare
  • About this Translation
  • Line Counts
  • Source of the Play
  • Shakespeare's Life
  • Shakespeare's Language
  • Shakespeare's Theatre
  • Stage Directions
  • Transitions
  • Solo Speeches
  • Teaching Suggestions
  • Summaries of Acts and Scenes
  • Questions for Discussion
  • Staging Romeo and Juliet
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Guide to Pronouncing Proper Names in Romeo and Juliet
  • Shakespearean Time Line
  • A Brief Look at Shakespeare's Source
  • Glossary

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