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More Shakespeare Without the Boring Bits

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Published by Penguin UK .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature: Shakespeare criticism,
  • English literature: Shakespeare texts,
  • Humour & jokes,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages134
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7643368M
    ISBN 100670872016
    ISBN 109780670872015
    OCLC/WorldCa36529725


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I think there is no boring bits in Shakespeare's, but many many chunks I don't understand. But apparently this was the only book which I thought I could manage to read when I visited Stratford-upon-Avon 22 years ago.

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Not all essseys are equally nice, but they are really varied, from evangelical thinking to child upbringing, from Shakespeare and English literature to ecology. Nice way to start the year. Some quotations/5.

Just exactly as the book description says--an excellent and interesting book with the salient aspects of Shakespeare's life, works, and times--without the boring bits. And a useful summary of the plays and lots of the stirring passages from his plays and poems, which we all love, and for which Shakespeare still remains one of the greatest /5(12).

Shakespeare without the boring bits by Humphrey Carpenter Published by Viking Children's Books in : Also, try downloading the Arkangel audiobooks - they make it incredibly entertaining to listen to, without the humdrum of having to sit through a play for 2 hours which, even as someone who chose to write a dissertation on Shakespeare, can be boring as sin.

Thank goodness this series puts the "translation" on the other side of the page. It's actually fun to read the old English and after awhile you will start to pick up the lingo.

(I never studied Shakespeare in college--it might have helped!) I recommend the book for anyone wanting to venture into Shakespeare without the benefit of a teacher/5(K).

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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.

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Find items like A Brief Guide to William Shakespeare (Without the Boring Bits) and read 1 review with a 5/5 star rating at Bas Bleu. Scholars and students may argue over what constitutes "the boring bits" of William Shakespeare's work, but there is no denying the mammoth influence the great playwright has had on world literature and our understanding of British history.5/5(1).

Take that opportunity to really get to know what Shakespeare has to offer. The sooner the better. It'll make future Shakespeare units, if you're still in school, much more interesting (or at least bearable). Even if you're not an avid reader of books in general, at some point in time, it is worth having a true opinion on William Shakespeare's.

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 man and the plays - without the boring bits - with commentary by Peter Ackroyd. About the Author Peter Ackroyd, CBE, novelist, critic and biographer, formerly literary editor of the Spectator and chief non-fiction reviewer for the Times, has won numerous literary awards/5(11).

Top 10 novels inspired by Shakespeare 13 Shakespeare-Inspired Young Adult Novels Two more that I enjoyed which aren’t on either list: ‘A Midsummer’s Nightmare’, and ‘Caliban’s Hour’, sequels respectively of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and ‘The Tem.

This late work is far more complexly plotted and artfully written than the two plays above, but while those areas are much more competent, this play suffers from an identity crisis.

Too light to be tragic and too violent to be comedy, this one also has little to say about human nature, an unforgivable sin for Shakespeare.

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by: alexander schmidt price: $ publisher: dover publications inc. I love Romeo and Juliet already, but this book I found fantastic and would be suited for an age range 9- 11 years. It is a simplified version of Shakespeare's tale and it would be a great introduction for a primary school classroom as it would prepare the children to study Shakespeare in later years.4/5.

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As time went on I became more capable of comprehending what was going on in his plays, but I didn't grow to enjoy them any more.

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