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The Resource Essential Shakespeare handbook, Leslie Dunton-Downer, Alan Riding

Essential Shakespeare handbook, Leslie Dunton-Downer, Alan Riding

Label
Essential Shakespeare handbook
Title
Essential Shakespeare handbook
Statement of responsibility
Leslie Dunton-Downer, Alan Riding
Title variation
DK essential Shakespeare handbook
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a guide to every play in the Shakespearean canon, as well as an in-depth profile of Shakepeare's life, a portrait of the Elizabethan world and its theater, and facts about the Bard's poetry, influence, and literary significance
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
209207
Cataloging source
MPI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dunton-Downer, Leslie
Dewey number
822.33
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
handbooks
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Riding, Alan
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Shakespeare, William
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Essential Shakespeare handbook, Leslie Dunton-Downer, Alan Riding
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "First American edition published in 2004"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Contents
How to use this handbook -- The life of William Shakespeare -- Shakespeare in his time -- Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre -- Shakespeare's canon -- Shakespeare's language -- The works of Shakespeare -- The history plays: Henry VI, part I -- Henry VI, part II -- Henry VI, part III -- Richard III -- King John -- Edward III -- Richard II -- Henry IV, part I -- Henry IV, part II -- Henry V -- Henry VIII -- The comedies: The comedy of errors -- The taming of the shrew -- The two gentlemen of Verona -- Love's labour's lost -- A midsummer night's dream -- The merchant of Venice -- The merry wives of Windsor -- Much ado about nothing -- As you like it -- Twelfth night -- Troilus and Cressida -- All's well that ends well -- Measure for measure -- The tragedies: Titus Andronicus -- Romeo and Juliet -- Julius Caesar -- Hamlet -- Othello -- King Lear -- Macbeth -- Antony and Cleopatra -- Coriolanus -- Timon of Athens -- The romances: Pericles -- Cymbeline -- The winter's tale -- The tempest -- The two noble kinsmen -- Non-dramatic poetry: The narrative poems: Venus and Adonis -- The rape of Lucrece -- The phoenix and the turtle -- A lover's complaint -- The lyric poems: The sonnets -- Shall I die? -- Epitaphs -- Global Shakespeare -- Index -- Picture credits & acknowledgements
Control code
ocn795010953
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
480 p.
Isbn
9781465402264
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)795010953
Label
Essential Shakespeare handbook, Leslie Dunton-Downer, Alan Riding
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "First American edition published in 2004"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Contents
How to use this handbook -- The life of William Shakespeare -- Shakespeare in his time -- Elizabethan and Jacobean theatre -- Shakespeare's canon -- Shakespeare's language -- The works of Shakespeare -- The history plays: Henry VI, part I -- Henry VI, part II -- Henry VI, part III -- Richard III -- King John -- Edward III -- Richard II -- Henry IV, part I -- Henry IV, part II -- Henry V -- Henry VIII -- The comedies: The comedy of errors -- The taming of the shrew -- The two gentlemen of Verona -- Love's labour's lost -- A midsummer night's dream -- The merchant of Venice -- The merry wives of Windsor -- Much ado about nothing -- As you like it -- Twelfth night -- Troilus and Cressida -- All's well that ends well -- Measure for measure -- The tragedies: Titus Andronicus -- Romeo and Juliet -- Julius Caesar -- Hamlet -- Othello -- King Lear -- Macbeth -- Antony and Cleopatra -- Coriolanus -- Timon of Athens -- The romances: Pericles -- Cymbeline -- The winter's tale -- The tempest -- The two noble kinsmen -- Non-dramatic poetry: The narrative poems: Venus and Adonis -- The rape of Lucrece -- The phoenix and the turtle -- A lover's complaint -- The lyric poems: The sonnets -- Shall I die? -- Epitaphs -- Global Shakespeare -- Index -- Picture credits & acknowledgements
Control code
ocn795010953
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
480 p.
Isbn
9781465402264
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)795010953

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