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This new edition of Shakespeareâs play takes into account the work of the Shakespeare and Schools Project, the national curriculum for English, developments at GCSE and A-level, and the probable development of English and Drama throughout the 1990s. Cambridge School Shakespeare considers Antony and Cleopatra as theatre and its text as script, enabling students to inhabit the imaginative world of the play in an accessible, meaningful and creative way. It approaches the play in a new way, encouraging students to participate actively in examining it, to work in groups as well as individually, to treat the play as a script to be re-created, and to explore the theatrical/dramatic qualities of the text. The editorial comments cater for pupils of all ages and abilities, providing clear, helpful guidelines for school study. The format is also designed to help teachers, whether experienced or inexperienced.
A new edition of Shakespeareâs Antony and Cleopatra in accordance with the work of the Shakespeare and Schools Project and the national curriculum for English.
Examines Shakespeare's play in accordance with the work of the "Shakespeare and Schools" project, the National Curriculum for English, developments at GCSE and A-level, and the probable development of English and Drama in the 1990s. The play is considered as theatre - the text as script.
This edition of Antony and Cleopatra is part of the Cambridge School Shakespeare series. Like every other play in the series, it has been specially prepared to help all students in schools and colleges. This version of Antony and Cleopatra aims to be different from other editions of the play. It invites you to bring the play to life in your classroom through enjoyable activities that will help increase your understanding. You are encourage to make up your own mind about the play, rather than have someone else's interpretation handed down to you. Whatever you do, remember that Shakespeare wrote his plays to be acted, watched and enjoyed.