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Midsummer Night's Dream: Oxford School Shakespeare

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

This edition of Midsummer Night's Dream is especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes, allowing students to master Shakespeare's work.

About the Series:

Newly redesigned and easier to read, each play in the Oxford School Shakespeare series includes the complete and unabridged text, detailed and clear explanations of difficult words and passages, a synopsis of the plot, summaries of individual scenes, and notes on the main characters. Also included is a wide range of questions and activities for work in class, together with the historical background to Shakespeare's England, a brief biography of Shakespeare, and a complete list of his plays.

Synopsis:

Authoritative and accessible editions for schools and colleges, offering:

Complete and unabridged text

Clear, concise notes, adjacent to text for easy reference

Detailed explanations of difficult words and passages

Illustrations to enhance understanding

Thorough, updated notes feature:

Social, historical, and literary context

Insights into the play, and its characters and themes

Lively and focused teaching ideas, including drama activities

Suggestions for further reading and resources

Guidance on Shakespeare's language

Biographical and source information

Plot synopsis and commentary

Synopsis:

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed series especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes that are easy to find and crystal clear. Each volume also includes decorative and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, rigorous but accessible commentary, up-to-date reading lists, the addresses of relevant websites, and classroom notes - all to help students to better appreciate the great works of Shakespeare. Now the six most popular books in the series have received a fresh new look.

About the Author

Roma Gill, the series editor, has taught Shakespeare at all levels. She has acted in and directed Shakespeare's plays, and has lectured on Shakespeare all over the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198328667
Author:
Shakespeare, William
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Gill, Roma
Author:
Null, William
Author:
Gill, Roma
Author:
null, Roma
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Advanced Placement
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Plays / Drama
Subject:
Fairies
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Literature/English | Drama | Shakespeare
Subject:
Drama-Shakespeare Plays
Series:
Oxford School Shakespeare
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Young adult
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illustrations to enhance understanding
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.30x6.60x.50 in. .45 lbs.
Age Level:
Children's All Ages - Plays / Drama

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Product details 128 pages Oxford University Press, USA - English 9780198328667 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Authoritative and accessible editions for schools and colleges, offering:

Complete and unabridged text

Clear, concise notes, adjacent to text for easy reference

Detailed explanations of difficult words and passages

Illustrations to enhance understanding

Thorough, updated notes feature:

Social, historical, and literary context

Insights into the play, and its characters and themes

Lively and focused teaching ideas, including drama activities

Suggestions for further reading and resources

Guidance on Shakespeare's language

Biographical and source information

Plot synopsis and commentary

"Synopsis" by , Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed series especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes that are easy to find and crystal clear. Each volume also includes decorative and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, rigorous but accessible commentary, up-to-date reading lists, the addresses of relevant websites, and classroom notes - all to help students to better appreciate the great works of Shakespeare. Now the six most popular books in the series have received a fresh new look.
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