The Globe Guide to Shakespeare

The Globe Guide to Shakespeare

The Plays, the Productions, the Life

Book - 2016
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WW Norton
With full coverage of the thirty-nine Shakespearian plays (including a synopsis, full character list, stage history, and a critical essay for each), this comprehensive guide is both a quick reference and an in-depth background guide for theatre goers, students, film buffs, and lovers of literature. Along with an exploration of the Bard's sonnets and narrative poems, The Globe Guide to Shakespeare features fascinating accounts of Shakespeare's life and the Globe Theater itself, with colorful details about each play's original performance.This comprehensive guide includes up-to-date reviews of the best films and audio recordings of each play, from Laurence Olivier to Baz Luhrmann, Kozintsev to Kurosawa. The Globe Guide to Shakespeare is the quintessential celebration of all things Shakespearian.
In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death and fully endorsed by Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, this is the ultimate guide to the life and work of the world's greatest playwright.

Baker & Taylor
Commemorating and 400th anniversary of ShakespeareÆs death, and celebrating his life and work, this guide provides a detailed overview of the life and times of the worldÆs greatest playwright, including full-coverage of 39 plays and details on the Globe Theater. Original.

Publisher: New York :, Pegasus Books in association with Shakespeare's Globe,, 2016
Edition: First Pegasus Books paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781681772608
Characteristics: xvi, 700 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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