Author: N. H. Keeble

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Limited

ISBN: 9780582823075

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 151

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'York Notes Advanced' offer an accessible approach to English Literature. This series has been completely updated to meet the needs of today's A-level and undergraduate students. Written by established literature experts, 'York Notes Advanced' introduce students to sophisticated analysis, a range of critical perspectives and wider contexts.
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Author: John Polley,Jo Heathcote,John Scicluna

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781447982234

Category:

Page: 88

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This updated edition is designed to support students in study and revision for the new GCSE (9-1) English Literature exams.
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Critical Essays

Author: John F. Andrews

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317532406

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 442

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Originally published in 1993. Presenting excerpts and articles on the themes and characters from the most famous story of young lovers, this collection brings together scholarship relating to the language, performance, and impact of the play. Ordered in three parts, the chapters cover analysis, reviews and interpretation from a wide ranging array of sources, from the play’s contemporary commenters to literary critics of the early 1990’s. The volume ends with an article by the editor on the action in the text which concludes the final section of 8 pieces looking at the story as being a product of Elizabethan Culture. It considers the attitude to the friar, to morality and suicide, the stars and fate, and gender differences. Comparisons are made to Shakespeare’s source as well as to productions performed long after the Bard’s death.
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Author: Susannah White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292100821

Category:

Page: 88

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Our brand-new York Notes for GCSE Workbooks offer a wide range of write-in tasks and exercises to boost your students’ knowledge of the text and help them practise for the new GCSE (9-1) English Literature exams.
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Author: Martin Powell,William Shakespeare,Eva Cabrera,Jorge González

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1434225631

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 76

View: 2640

A graphic novel adaptation of William Shakespeare's play about two young lovers in Verona, whose families are enemies.
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Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544179234

Category: Drama

Page: 242

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In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature. CliffsComplete Romeo & Juliet offers insight and information into a work that's rich both dramatically and thematically. Every generation since Shakespeare's time has been able to identify with some romantic or thematic aspect of the play. Discover what happens to these famous, star-crossed lovers and what causes the family feud between the Montagues and Capulets — and save valuable studying time — all at once. Enhance your reading of Romeo & Juliet with these additional features: A summary and insightful commentary for each act Bibliography and historical background on the author, William Shakespeare A look at Early Modern English intellect, religion, politics, and society Coverage of Shakespeare's source and the play's performance history A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Review questions, a quiz, discussion guide, and activity ideas A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Web sites Streamline your literature study with all-in-one help from CliffsComplete guides!
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Author: Phoebe Stone

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545443091

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

View: 3057

A sudden trip to a seaside house. A boy with brown sugar eyes. And then , a mysterious letter.Felicity's glamorous parents have a secret. When they leave her with distant relatives in Maine, far away from the battles of WWII, Felicity hopes they won't be gone for long. Her new Uncle Gideon hides things. Her Aunt Miami is star-crossed. And Derek, a kid her age, refuses to leave his room.But Felicity needs Derek's help. Gideon is getting coded letters from Felicity's parents, and she's sure they're in trouble. Can Felicity crack the code, heal the family and save her parents, all while surviving her first crush? It's a tall order for a small girl, but Felicity is up for the challenge.
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Third Series

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408151979

Category: Drama

Page: 454

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This major new edition of Shakespeare's greatest tragedy of love argues that that play is ultimately Juliet's. The play text is expertly edited and the on-page commentary notes discuss issues of staging, theme, meaning and Shakespeare's use of his sources to give the reader deep and engaging insights into the play. The introduction looks at the play's exceptionally beautiful and complex language and focuses on the figure of Juliet as being at its centre. René Weis discusses the play's critical, stage and film history, including West Side Story and Baz Luhrmann's seminal film Romeo + Juliet. This is an authoritative edition from a leading scholar, giving the reader a penetrating and wide-ranging insight into this ever popular play.
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Author: Susannah White

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781292236834

Category:

Page: 56

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The only way to feel fully prepared for your English Literature exam is to practise, practise, practise. This York Notes Practice Tests with Answers book makes it easy and will give you the vital experience you need to properly test your skills, build your confidence and feel exam-ready.
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Author: Rex Gibson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521008136

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 857

The Cambridge Student Guide to Romeo and Juliet provides explanatory notes and guidance to help form the basis for the understanding of the play. It is part of a new series aimed at students from 16 years upwards in schools and colleges throughout the English-speaking world. Background information provides support and prompts inquiry for advanced level study by drawing out issues and themes related to the text. The content of each book in the series follows the pattern of an introduction; detailed running commentary on the text; insight into historical, social and cultural contexts; analysis of the language; an overview of critical approaches and different interpretations; essay-writing tips and lists of recommended resources.
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Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Coordination Group Publication

ISBN: 9781841461229

Category:

Page: 90

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GCSE English Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet Complete Play (with notes)
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Author: Simon Palfrey

Publisher: Connell Publishing

ISBN: 9781907776083

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 128

View: 5946

Romeo and Juliet is routinely called “the world’s greatest love story”, as though it is all about romance. The play features some of the most lyrical passages in all of drama, and the lovers are young, beautiful, and ardent. But when we look at the play, the lyricism and the romance are not really what drive things along. It is true that Romeo, especially early on in the play, acts like a young man determined to take his place in an immortal tale of love. Everything he says is romantic – but rather like an anniversary card is romantic. His words propel nothing, or nothing but sarcastic admonitions from his friends to forget about love and to treat women as they should be treated, with careless physical appetite. The world we have entered is rapacious more than romantic. Everyone knows something of this, from the film versions of the story if nothing else. Romeo and Juliet must fight for their love inside a culture of stupid hatreds. But it is not a simple case of love versus war, or the city against the couple. If it were, it would nicely reinforce clichés about true love, fighting against the odds. In this book Simon Palfrey suggests that the play Shakespeare actually wrote is more troubling than this. Juliet’s passion – for all her youth, for all its truth – is at the very cusp of murderousness. Juliet is the world’s scourge, in the sense that she will whip and punish and haunt it; she is also its triumph, in the sense of its best and truest thing. The deaths her love leads to are in no way avoidable, and in no way accidental. They are her inheritance, the thing she was born to. Of course she takes Romeo with her. But it is at heart her play.
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Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 1585104825

Category: Drama

Page: 184

View: 2022

George Lyman Kittredge’s insightful editions of Shakespeare have endured in part because of his eclecticism, his diversity of interests, and his wide-ranging accomplishments, all of which are reflected in the valuable notes in each volume. These new editions have specific emphasis on the performance histories of the plays (on stage and screen). Features of each edition include: The original introduction to the Kittredge Edition Editor’s Introduction to the Focus Edition. An overview on major themes of the plays, and sections on the play’s performance history on stage and screen. Explanatory Notes. The explanatory notes either expand on Kittredge’s superb glosses, or, in the case of plays for which he did not write notes, give the needed explanations for Shakespeare’s sometimes demanding language. Performance notes. These appear separately and immediately below the textual footnotes and include discussions of noteworthy stagings of the plays, issues of interpretation, and film and stage choices. How to read the play as Performance Section. A discussion of the written play vs. the play as performed and the various ways in which Shakespeare’s words allow the reader to envision the work "off the page." Comprehensive Timeline. Covering major historical events (with brief annotations) as well as relevant details from Shakespeare’s life. Some of the Chronologies include time chronologies within the plays. Topics for Discussion and Further Study Section. Critical Issues: Dealing with the text in a larger context and considerations of character, genre, language, and interpretative problems. Performance Issues: Problems and intricacies of staging the play connected to chief issues discussed in the Focus Editions’ Introduction. Select Bibliography & Filmography Each New Kittredge edition also includes screen grabs from major productions, for comparison and scene study.
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Author: Jay Kristoff

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 1524713945

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 416

View: 532

From the coauthor of the New York Times bestselling Illuminae Files comes the first book in a new series that's part Romeo and Juliet, part Terminator, and all adrenaline. On an island junkyard beneath a sky that glows with radiation, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Seventeen-year-old Eve isn't looking for trouble--she's too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot gladiator she spent months building has been reduced to a smoking wreck, she's on the local gangster's wanted list, and the only thing keeping her grandpa alive is the money she just lost to the bookies. Worst of all, she's discovered she can somehow destroy machines with the power of her mind, and a bunch of puritanical fanatics are building a coffin her size because of it. If she's ever had a worse day, Eve can't remember it. The problem is, Eve has had a worse day--one that lingers in her nightmares and the cybernetic implant where her memories used to be. Her discovery of a handsome android named Ezekiel--called a "Lifelike" because they resemble humans--will bring her world crashing down and make her question whether her entire life is a lie. With her best friend Lemon Fresh and her robotic sidekick Cricket in tow, Eve will trek across deserts of glass, battle unkillable bots, and infiltrate towering megacities to save the ones she loves...and learn the truth about the bloody secrets of her past.
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Author: James Sale,Alison Powell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781447982203

Category:

Page: 88

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This updated edition is designed to support students in study and revision for the new GCSE (9-1) English Literature exams.
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Author: Michael Rosen,Jane Ray

Publisher: Walker Books Limited

ISBN: 9780744588248

Category: Children's stories

Page: 80

View: 3785

A prose retelling, incorporating lines from the play, of the tragic consequences of a deadly feud between two rival families in Renaissance Verona.
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Author: Andrew Matthews,William Shakespeare

Publisher: Orchard (NY)

ISBN: 9781841213361

Category: Children's stories

Page: 63

View: 9546

But soft, what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun... A beautiful retelling of Shakespeare's most famous love story. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Love and Hate in Romeo and Juliet.
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Oxford School Shakespeare

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780198321668

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 5709

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. This edition of Romeo and Juliet includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes. Romeo and Juliet is a set text for KS3 in England, and remains one of the most popular texts for study by secondary students the world over.
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Author: S. W. Foster,Beth Kemp,John Scicluna

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781447982197

Category:

Page: 80

View: 9917

This updated edition is designed to support students in study and revision for the new GCSE (9-1) English Literature exams.
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