The Shakespeare Book



Learn about the work of William Shakespeare with The Shakespeare Book, packed full of infographics, inspirational quotes, character guides, and bonus material that illuminates the bard s work, from Shakespeare plays like Twelfth Night, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, and As You Like It, to his best loved sonnets, and even obscure lost works Every comedy, tragedy, history, and poem of Shakespeare s is collected here in this comprehensive guide.Shakespeare s canon comes to life with images, idea webs, timelines, and quotes that help the reader understand the context of Shakespeare s plays and poems Each play includes a glance able guide to story chronology, so you can easily get back on track if you get lost in Shakespeare s beautiful language Character guides are a handy reference for casual readers and an invaluable resource for playgoers and students writing reports on Shakespeare The Shakespeare Book includes the best of Shakespeare, and it s set to become a staple for theater lovers, Shakespeare students, and Shakespeare fans because its information is delivered in such an understandable and inspirational way. Best Download The Shakespeare Book By Stanley Wells For Kindle ePUB or eBook – tiffanydaniels.co.ukThe Shakespeare Book

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  • Hardcover
  • 352 pages
  • The Shakespeare Book
  • Stanley Wells
  • English
  • 25 December 2018

10 thoughts on “The Shakespeare Book

  1. says:

    I think this book would be of most use to those that haven t read much Shakespeare There is a short summary of each play and a breakdown of each act along with its accompanying scenes This would be a good thing to go through prior to reading a play it may help the reader to understand the basics of the plot on an initial and fast reading if they struggle with the language A basic introduction to the Bard That being said though, this book offers little to those that have studied some of the I think this book would be of most use to those that haven t read much Shakespeare There is a short summary of each play and a breakdown of each act along with its accompanying scenes This would be a good thing to go through prior to reading a play it may help the reader to understand the basics of the plot on an initial and fast reading if they struggle with the language A basic introduction to the Bard That being said though, this book offers little to those that have studied some of the plays deeply and on an academic level In here is some shortened down, almost verbatim, repeating s of a fewin depth explanations that I ve read in other works I m not saying that this book has copied, but what I am saying is that this book has taken someone else s interpr...

  2. says:

    The Shakespeare Book is an excellent companion book for anyone interested in reading Shakespeare or simply wanting to familiarize himself better with Shakespeare s works This book covers the entire canon of Shakespeare With each play there is a plot summary, a discussion of themes, and listing of characters Often a timeline with graphics is provided along with historical context and the theatrical legacy I am a huge fan of DK books because of their accessible nature and encompassing scope, a The Shakespeare Book is an excellent companion book for anyone interested in reading Shakespeare or simply wanting to familiarize himself better with Shakespeare s works This book covers the entire canon of Shakespeare With each play there is a plot summary, a discussion of themes, and listing of characters Often a timeline with graphics is provided along with historical context and the theatrical legacy I am a huge fan of DK books because of their acces...

  3. says:

    I received a copy free through the generosity of DK Books and Goodreads First Reads Oh my goodness, I just LOVED this title from DK Books I have purchased other books from DK in the past when my daughter was in primary school DK titles were excellent for graphics, pictures, and simplifying the complex such as the solar system This title does not disappoint.Shakespeare is complex, tricky, and beautiful I loved Macbeth in high school, but my knowledge of the bard has not expanded In the pa I received a copy free through the generosity of DK Books and Goodreads First Reads Oh my goodness, I just LOVED this title from DK Books I have purchased other books from DK in the past when my daughter was in primary school DK titles were excellent for graphics, pictures, and simplifying the complex such as the solar system This title does not disappoint.Shakespeare is complex, tricky, and beautiful I loved Macbeth in high school, but my knowledge of the bard has not expanded In the past few years the BBC has been producing wonderful Shakespeare drama such as Hamlet,Macbeth, and the Hallow Crown This title will immensely help anyone who wants to understand and enjoy the plays The chronological detail such as time lines and genealogical information is well done If one gets a bit confused, clarity is within reach The book would be an excellent resource for all ages to enjoy Shakespeare The pictures of past Shakespeare productions with thespians such as Flora Robson, Vivien...

  4. says:

    Okay, I am not truly finished with this book, but have read or used enough of it to know its value What I am currently doing is reading and re reading as many of Shakespeare s plays as I am able While doing so, I am using The Shakespeare Book, which I won in a GR giveaway, as a sort of companion book, to help me understand, untangle, and better appreciate the plays.So I will come back now and then to add comments as I finish a play I am gi...

  5. says:

    Technically I m not finished, as I ve only skimmed over the plays I m yet to read, but I don t want to keep this on my GR shelf for the next 20 years, which is about how long it will take me to get through them all.

  6. says:

    To speak of Shakespeare as the world s greatest dramatist is inadequate The Shakespeare Book is a phenomenal, comprehensive guide to William Shakespeare s vast body of work In it, each play gets its own chapter that features a thorough plot synopsis, a detailed character breakdown, analyses of themes, cases for merit, write ups about notable productions and adaptations, and muchShakespeare s narrative poems and his collection of sonnets receive the same treatment The book also include To speak of Shakespeare as the world s greatest dramatist is inadequate The Shakespeare Book is a phenomenal, comprehensive guide to William Shakespeare s vast body of work In it, each play gets its own chapter that features a thorough plot synopsis, a detailed character breakdown, analyses of themes, cases for merit, write ups about notable productions and adaptations, and muchShak...

  7. says:

    I said it before, but I ll say it again If The Shakespeare Book existed while I was in high school, I might ve appreciated William ShakespeareYou see, ye old English is not exactly the easiest thing to read if you have no idea of the language I struggled immensely with Hamlet, and found Romeo Juliet to be a bore in high school, but with The Shakespeare Book I mig...

  8. says:

    A good reference guide for the true Billy Shakes novice and pleasantly visually engaging as you d expect from the reliable DK Publishing The Shakespeare Book works better as a one off reference then a straight through page one to page 350 read.The plot summaries were too simplistic for me to feel comfortable that I knew the work after working through each one I had to augment with podcasts and Youtube videos before I felt comfortable awarding a check mark for each work and moving on to the n A good reference guide for the true Billy Shakes novice and pleasantly visually engaging as you d...

  9. says:

    Fun infographics, cultural and historical context, mentions of memorable stagingsthis book was easy to read and I highly recommend it to any Shakespeare fan Or anyone looking to better understand plays and language that don t always translate well in modern day.

  10. says:

    Comprehensive, useful and includes lesser know facts and anecdotes that make for really interesting reading.

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