Synopses & Reviews
This edition presents a new look at King Richard III in accordance with the work of the Shakespeare and Schools Project, the National Curriculum for English and developments at GCSE and A level. Cambridge School Shakespeare considers the play as theatre and the text as script, enabling pupils to inhabit the imaginative world of the play in an accessible, meaningful and creative way. Cambridge School Shakespeare encourages students to participate actively in examining the plays, 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 of the plays is also designed to help all teachers, whether experienced or inexperienced.
'King Richard III is a new title in the Cambridge School Shakespeare series.'
"King Richard III" is a title in the "Cambridge School Shakespeare" series.
Table of Contents
'1. The context of the play; 2. The world of the play; 3. List of characters; 4. King Richard III; 5. What is the play about?; 6. Characters; 7. The language of the play; 8. History into drama; 9. Staging the play; 10. Family tree.\n