The Complete Signet Classic Shakespeare
Brings together in one volume editions of all the plays, poems, and sonnets originally published as individual paperbacks in the New American Library's Signet Classic Shakespeare series. With a General Introduction by Professor Barnet, introductions to the individual plays by the contributing... show more
Brings together in one volume editions of all the plays, poems, and sonnets originally published as individual paperbacks in the New American Library's Signet Classic Shakespeare series. With a General Introduction by Professor Barnet, introductions to the individual plays by the contributing editors.
Publish date: January 1st 1972
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Pages no: 776
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Classic Literature
Timon of Athens Allegedly Shakespeare's least popular play, written in collaboration with Thomas Middleton who wrote at least the whole of Act 3. Timon is astonishingly one-dimensional both as a play and a character who falling from power through naive and extreme generosity, turns into an extreme...
Henry V Yeah, yeah, I'm supposed to be reading King Lear, but the BBC broadcast Brannagh's Henry V film and I thought I'd catch it on iPlayer before it disappears.Now generally speaking I'm not in favour of invading your neighbour because everything's a bit fraught at home and you need to create a...
19/10 - I've just started a course on Shakespeare through FutureLearn and the first play that we are studying is The Merry Wives of Windsor, which is one I know absolutely nothing about. So far, I've read about three pages, or to the end of scene one and what I understand is that while I can barely ...
I'll be having a class this fall devoted to Shakespeare so my study partner and I decided to get started this summer with MacBeth. She is Chinese and hasn't read much Shakespeare so she didn't know the plot line at all. I was very interested to see what she thought and was glad that she really enj...
Shakespeare does have some detractors--I suppose someone so highly lauded makes a big target--but he is a genuine favorite of mine. If your introduction to him in school put you off, I'd recommend you try renting one of the many fine films made of his famous plays. The text of a play is after all ju...