Author: Spark Publishing
Publisher: Spark Publishing Group
Using selected passages from the "No Fear Shakespeare" translations, offers an introduction to the life and works of William Shakespeare and includes a brief biography, a portrait of life in sixteenth century England, and an overview of Shakespearian-eratheater.
Author: William Shakespeare
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Shakespeare's tragedy of the Moor whose love for Desdemona is destroyed by jealousy is presented in its original text on each left-hand page, with a modernized "translation" on the facing right-hand page. Also included are quizzes and discussion points that teachers can use in the classroom and include in tests.
Author: William Shakespeare,John C. Crowther
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
Category: Study Aids
Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
Violent! Bloody! Revenge! It's not Quentin Tarantino--it's Shakespeare! And Titus Andronicus is perhaps one of the greatest revenge plays he ever wrote. Revenge is sweet--when you can understand it! Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic tragedy. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of Titus Andronicus. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.
Author: BookCaps,William Shakespeare
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
The Tempest is a short play...and a confusing one. There is no one single central plot (there are three main plots that alternate throughout the story). Long story short: it's easy to get lost! And the Shakespearean language doesn't help. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Tempest. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.
Author: Rebecca Reisert
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Rebecca Reisert's mesmerizing first novel re-imagines Macbeth, Shakespeare's classic tragedy of power and madness, through the eyes of a mysterious young woman on a dangerous quest for vengeance. For the girl called Gilly, life in the wilds of Birnam Wood is little more than a desperate struggle for survival. Seven long years have passed since she was first taken in and sheltered by Nettle and Mad Helga, the hut-dwelling wise-women whose inscrutable powers of alchemy and prophecy are feared and reviled throughout good King Duncan's kingdom. Living under the threat of deadly persecution by witch-hunting villagers, the threesome ekes out a life by peddling potions and elixirs, scavenging for food, and robbing the bloodied corpses of Scotland's battle-scarred hills for precious metals and weapons. But Gilly is haunted by recollections of a much brighter life. She clings to fading memories of a time when she was contented and adored -- until tragedy swept all that happiness away and young Gilly's life was changed forever. I have made my life an arrow, and His heart is my home. I have made my heart a blade, and His heart is my sheath....Obsessed with avenging her loss and putting out the fire that still rages in her heart, Gilly has dedicated herself to destroying Macbeth, the boundlessly ambitious man who took away her childhood, and his goading wife. Disguising herself as a poor servant boy, she insinuates herself into their lives and, as she bears horrified witness to Macbeth's violent path to power, Gilly subtly begins to take a hand in the forces governing his fate. But as the culmination of her revenge draws near, Gilly finds her own life at risk when she confronts the troubling legacy of a long-concealed heritage. The Third Witch is a brilliantly imagined, wonderfully satisfying novel. In a riveting story of ruthlessness and revenge, debut author Rebecca Reisert demonstrates a profound understanding of the Bard's timeless drama -- and of the real-life Macbeth upon whom Shakespeare's incarnation is modeled.
Author: Christopher Marlowe
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
The Tragical History of the Life and Death of Doctor Faustus, commonly referred to simply as Doctor Faustus, is an Elizabethan tragedy by Christopher Marlowe, based on German stories about the title character Faust, that was first performed sometime between 1588 and Marlowe's death in 1593. Two different versions of the play were published in the Jacobean era, several years later. The powerful effect of early productions of the play is indicated by the legends that quickly accrued around them-that actual devils once appeared on the stage during a performance, "to the great amazement of both the actors and spectators," a sight that was said to have driven some spectators mad.
Playing the Bard for Beginners
Author: Herb Parker
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Category: Performing Arts
Performing the work of William Shakespeare can be daunting to new actors. Author Herb Parker posits that his work is played easier if actors think of the plays as happening out of outrageous situations, and remember just how non-realistic and presentational Shakespeare’s plays were meant to be performed. The plays are driven by language and the spoken word, and the themes and plots are absolutely out of the ordinary and fantastic—the very definition of outrageous. With exercises, improvisations, and coaching points, Acting Shakespeare is Outrageous! helps actors use the words Shakespeare wrote as a tool to perform him, and to create exciting and moving performances.
Author: Zara Kaiserimam
Publisher: Hodder Education
Category: Social Science
A concept-driven and assessment-focused approach to Language and Literature teaching and learning. - Approaches each chapter with statements of inquiry framed by key and related concepts, set in a global context - Supports every aspect of assessment using tasks designed by an experienced MYP educator - Differentiates and extends learning with research projects and interdisciplinary opportunities - Applies global contexts in meaningful ways to offer an MYP Language and Literature programme with an internationally-minded perspective
Author: ANDRE LUIS GOMES,DIOGENES ANDRE VIEIRA MACIEL
A presente coletânea reúne artigos de vinte docentes pesquisadores de quinze universidades do país que pertencem a um grupo de trabalho da ANPOLL 'Dramaturgia e Teatro', cujas investigações se distribuem pelas cinco linhas de pesquisa do GT - Dramaturgia Comparada, Crítica do Texto Dramático ou de Teatro, e Estudos Intersemióticos, e enfeixam textos de qualidade neste eixo temático de pesquisa.
Shakespeare, Intermedia, and the Limits of Adaptation
Author: Daniel Fischlin
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
For Shakespeare and Shakespearean adaptation, the global digital media environment is a “brave new world” of opportunity and revolution. InOuterSpeares: Shakespeare, Intermedia, and the Limits of Adaptation, noted scholars of Shakespeare and new media consider the ways in which various media affect how we understand Shakespeare and his works. Daniel Fischlin and his collaborators explore a wide selection of adaptations that occupy the space between and across traditional genres – what artist Dick Higgins calls “intermedia” – ranging from adaptations that use social networking, cloud computing, and mobile devices to the many handicrafts branded and sold in connection with the Bard. With essays on YouTube and iTunes, as well as radio, television, and film, OuterSpeares is the first book to examine the full spectrum of past and present adaptations, and one that offers a unique perspective on the transcultural and transdisciplinary aspects of Shakespeare in the contemporary world.
Author: Julia Hansens
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
Category: Literary Criticism
Seminar paper from the year 2003 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,3 (A), University of Potsdam (Anglistics), course: Hauptseminar für Literaturwissenschaft: 'The Tempest - Shakespeare's play and its film versions', language: English, abstract: This paper on Shakespeare’s Caliban from “The Tempest” aims at examining whether, and if in how far, the description and depiction of this character in the printed version and the film adaptations by John Gorrie, Derek Jarman and Jack Bender differ from each other. After a short summary of the play “The Tempest”, general information about the play will be given. In the main part, the description and depiction of the character Caliban, his outward appearance and his character as well as his relation to other characters from the original play, will be of interest. But the focus will lie on Caliban’s representation in different film versions of “The Tempest”, especially on John Gorrie’s adaptation of 1980, Derek Jarman’s of 1979 and Jack Bender’s adaptation of 1999. Towards the end, the comparison between Caliban in the printed version and Caliban in the film versions examined will be of importance.
Category: American literature
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