Tales from Shakespeare
Publish date: October 26th 2007
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
, Classic Literature
, 19th Century
(Original Review, 1981-01-18)The book industry is becoming like the film industry; no new ideas so just reboot or copy a previous story...Star Trek Into Darkness being the most cynical by simply reorganizing original a Trek film script and a couple of cases word for word. If you're into stuff li...
I reckon the first time I encountered this collection was back in high school when our teacher wanted to teach us the Scottish Play, but didn't feel that we were ready to actually start reading the proper text, namely because she felt that maybe we wouldn't fully understand Shakespeare's language (d...
I'm not so sure that this book is appropriately titled. Many of the adaptations in here are too far above the developmental level of what I consider to be "children," but they are probably perfectly appropriate for kids between 12 and oh, 14 or 15 years old. Kids edging into 14, 15, and certainly ...
Dense, dry, and difficult to follow. I can't imagine how this book became so popular. There must be better options out there.
Brilliant as an introduction for youngsters.