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The Student's Guide to Shakespeare


The Student's Guide to Shakespeare

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    Available in PDF Format | The Student's Guide to Shakespeare.pdf | English
    William McKenzie(Author)
This book is a one-stop-shop for the busy undergraduate studying Shakespeare. Offering detailed guidance to the plays most often taught on undergraduate courses, the volume targets the topics tutors choose for essay questions and is organised to help students find the information they need quickly. Each text discussion contains sections on sources, characters, performance, themes, language, and critical history, helping students identify the different ways of approaching a text. The book's unique play-based structure and character-centre approach allows students to easily navigate the material. The flexibility of the design allows students to either read cover-to- cover, target a specific play, or explore elements of a narrative unit such as imagery or characterisation.The reader will gain quickly a full grasp of the kind of dramatist William Shakespeare was - and is.

Fabulously useful and formidably organised and clear, William McKenzie's Guide to Shakespeare has what it takes to turn any curious and committed student into a really outstanding Shakespearean. And as well as helping you to get top marks it will give you the confidence and satisfaction of beginning to think about the most prestigious and famous writer in the world for yourself. Once you can do that, you can surely do anything in literary studies, at any rate. --Ewan Fernie, Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham

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Book details

  • PDF | 256 pages
  • William McKenzie(Author)
  • Edinburgh University Press (27 Feb. 2017)
  • English
  • 2
  • Poetry, Drama & Criticism

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  • By Miss NH Towning on 12 August 2017

    This book has given me so much more confidence for exploring the world of shakespeare as a complete newcomer. It is both engaging and informative. Highly recommend

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