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A balanced editorial approach, a highly respected editor, and proven apparatus combine to make Bevington's the most reader-friendly introduction to Shakespeare available. The Fifth Edition of this comprehensive anthology addresses the two key issues confronted by readers approaching Shakespeare today: a lack of knowledge about the historical period and difficulty with the language of Shakespeare's plays. A richly illustrated general introduction offers insight into Shakespeare's England and background on the literary and cultural contexts in which Shakespeare wrote and produced plays. Each play is introduced by a descriptive essay designed to help the reader appreciate the cultural contexts and interpretive issues raised by the play, without dictating their interpretations. Thoroughly revised and updated notes and glosses provide additional support to understanding the language of Shakespeare's time. For those interested in learning about the time of Shakepeare and reading and understanding Shakespeare's plays.

Table of Contents

Note: Readings marked with asterisks are new to this edition.

Preface.

GENERAL INTRODUCTION.

Life in Shakespeare's England.

*Shakespeare's World: A Visual Portfolio.

The Drama Before Shakespeare.

London Theaters and Dramatic Companies.

Shakespeare's Life and Work.

Shakespeare's

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321012548
Author:
Bevington, David M.
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Author:
Bevington, David
Publisher:
Longman
Subject:
General
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Shakespeare, william, 1564-1616
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Updated
Publication Date:
20030825
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
His Development as a Poet and Dramatist.</div> </p> <p> <div STYLE="margin-left: 0.4in;">Editions and Editors of Shakespeare.</div> </p> <p> <div STYLE="margin-left: 0.4in;">Shakespeare Criticism.</div> </p> <div STYLE="margin-left: 0.2in;">
Pages:
2016
Dimensions:
10 x 8.28 x 2.335 in 2481 gr

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