Studying Shakespeare a casebook

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Published by Macmillan in Basingstoke .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Study and teaching.

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Book details

Statementedited by John Russell Brown.
SeriesCasebook series
ContributionsBrown, John Russell, 1923-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR"2987"S88"1990
The Physical Object
Pagination[224] p
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20005623M
ISBN 100333319400

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Starting with an introduction to the main challenge faced by any director—the early-modern language—there follows exemplars for examining how that challenge is met using as case studies twelve films most often used in classroom teaching, including. Teacher's Guide to Studying Shakespeare by Arthea Reed, Ph.D.

Please Note: this material was created for use in a classroom, but can be easily modified for homeschooling use.

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William Shakespeare, English dramatist, poet, and actor considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose notable plays included the tragedies Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, and Othello.

He was also known for his sonnets. The full text of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets side-by-side with translations into modern English. No fear Shakespeare is available online and in book form at Thorough summaries and insightful critical analyses of all the plays.

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The text deals with the major topics on a chapter-by-chapter basis, starting with why we study Shakespeare, through Shakespeare and multimedia, to a final chapter on Shakespeare and Theory.

Shakespeare is the ONLY work of “literature” we read in school, that’s not actually a book, a short story, or an essay. It’s the ONLY work of “literature” that is its own medium.

The web is awash with ready-made Shakespeare resources, teaching ideas and video clips. Theatre is an interactive medium, and a truly engaging lesson on Shakespeare should also allow plenty of opportunity for learner interaction, role-play and discussion.

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Teacher's Guide to Studying Shakespeare Teacher's Guide to Studying Shakespeare. Explore teaching activities to be used before, during, and after reading Shakespeare's plays.

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It definitely depends on what you’re looking for. If you want a scholarly answer, Hamlet is generally accepted as the best play, although Lear, Tempest, and Coriolanus are also suggested pretty frequently.

If you’re looking for a good play to perf. Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare () by Isaac Asimov is a two-volume guide to the works of the celebrated English writer William Shakespeare.

The numerous maps were drafted by the artist Rafael Palacios Structure. The work gives a short guide to every Shakespeare play, as well as Author: Isaac Asimov.

Are you looking for a new way to introduce Shakespeare. Give students this mini-book, so that students can easily store it in their binders (approximately x 2 ¼ inches) as a reference when studying Shakespeare.

Included are easy-to-follow, step 4/5(39). We've collected here a range of historical facts and statistics relating to Shakespeare. Read Shakespeare's Biography, view our Play Chronology, Play Lengths, Biggest Roles, Shakespeare's Players, Elizabethan Theatres, and our Scansion Overview.

Why Study Shakespeare. Ben Jonson anticipated Shakespeare's dazzling future when he declared, "He was not of an age, but for all time!" in the preface to the First Folio.

While most people know that Shakespeare is, in fact, the most popular dramatist and poet the Western world has ever produced, students new to his work often wonder why this is so.

Studying Shakespeare in the high school classroom can and sometimes should begin with images and film. In Reading Shakespeare Film First, Mary Ellen Dakin asserts that we need to read Shakespeare in triplicate—as the stuff of transformative literature, theater, and potential for the mutual reinforcement and transfer of twenty-first-century literacy skills between text and.

A nice introduction to works of Shakespeare is the book by Charles & Mary Lamb called Tales from Shakespeare. This book does not contain the full-length works of Shakespeare using Old English, but paraphrased versions, worded so that children can easily understand.

Although a classic, it is a nice resource for homeschool families.

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