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The Friendly Shakespeare: A Thoroughly Painless Guide to the Best of the Bard - Norrie Epstein
The Friendly Shakespeare: A Thoroughly Painless Guide to the Best of the Bard
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This lively reference book will delight anyone who's ever shuddered at a soliloquy or nodded off at the moment an actor said "doth." Crammed full of solid--but never simplistic--information, this browsing compendium includes the major plays, along with illustrations, sidebars, and photos that... show more
This lively reference book will delight anyone who's ever shuddered at a soliloquy or nodded off at the moment an actor said "doth." Crammed full of solid--but never simplistic--information, this browsing compendium includes the major plays, along with illustrations, sidebars, and photos that make learning about Shakespeare fun.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140138863 (0140138862)
ASIN: 140138862
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 550
Edition language: English
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Grack21
Grack21 rated it
3.0 The Friendly Shakespeare: A Thoroughly Painless Guide to the Best of the Bard
A solid four stars, but looses one for bizarre historical goofs, sort of a pet peeve of mine.
immediacy
immediacy rated it
3.0 The Friendly Shakespeare: A Thoroughly Painless Guide to the Best of the Bard
Although this is billed as a book about Shakespeare and his work for people who don't like it (of which I am definitely not numbered), I learned a lot about the plays and the periods in which they've been performed since to make this book worthwhile. For example, I hadn't known that the sonnet seque...
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