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The Resource A brief guide to William Shakespeare, with an introduction [and commentaries] by Peter Ackroyd

A brief guide to William Shakespeare, with an introduction [and commentaries] by Peter Ackroyd

Label
A brief guide to William Shakespeare
Title
A brief guide to William Shakespeare
Statement of responsibility
with an introduction [and commentaries] by Peter Ackroyd
Title variation
  • Brief guide to William Shakespeare without the boring bits
  • William Shakespeare without the boring bits
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is an accessible and entertaining journey through the life, times, and work of the Bard - "Enigma". Master of language. The greatest comedian in history? The most famous writer in the world. But isn't he a little bit boring? This is an essential guide for anyone who has previously avoided the Bard, and is the perfect introduction for first time students or seasoned theatre lovers. The book contains a full commentary of all the plays by bestselling and reknowned writer Peter Ackroyd as well as full descriptions of the cast and the drama; not forgetting the best speeches, and the wit and wisdom from across the works. There is also an opportunity to explore the poems and a complete set of sonnets, as well as an investigation of who the dark lady might have been. This title contains: the complete sonnets; the greatest speeches; and, the best lines. It is perfect for students struggling through their first play or for theatre lovers anywhere. It is entertaining, accessible, Shakespeare without the boring bits
Biography type
contains biographical information
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ackroyd, Peter
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
Label
A brief guide to William Shakespeare, with an introduction [and commentaries] by Peter Ackroyd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
28301316
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
vi, 447 pages
Isbn
9781849010481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) 28301316
Label
A brief guide to William Shakespeare, with an introduction [and commentaries] by Peter Ackroyd
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
28301316
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
vi, 447 pages
Isbn
9781849010481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) 28301316

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