Teaching Shakespeare: A Handbook for Teachers

Teaching Shakespeare is a major contribution to the knowledge and expertise of all teachers of Shakespeare in schools colleges and institutions of higher education It makes explicit the principles of active learning that underpin


Shakespeare's Language

This electronic version of the popular teachers resource book Shakespeare s Language offers a comprehensive collection of editable worksheets which can be tailored to meet the needs of individual students Through these worksheets analysis of language can be undertaken in enjoyable and motivating ways which reveal through close attention to detail important facets of wider aspects of the play being studied This will enable students to grasp how Shakespeare s dramatic language expresses the conflicts which are at the heart of all drama The worksheets are designed for year olds of all abilities but are also suitable as an introduction for younger students and for study at more advanced levels The wide variety of activities gives this CD ROM great flexibility worksheets can form the basis of class discussion drama activities or group presentations for example The worksheets can also be used for homework


Much Ado about Nothing

An improved larger format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays extensively rewritten expanded and produced in an attractive new design An active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare s imaginative world in accessible and creative ways Students are encouraged to share Shakespeare s love of language interest in character and sense of theatre Substantially revised and extended in full colour classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive Stagecraft Write about it Language in the play Characters and Themes features Extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference Expanded endnotes include extensive essay writing guidance for Much Ado about Nothing and Shakespeare Includes rich exciting colour photos of performances of Much Ado about Nothing from around the world


Twelfth Night

An improved larger format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays extensively rewritten expanded and produced in an attractive new design An active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare s imaginative world in accessible and creative ways Students are encouraged to share Shakespeare s love of language interest in character and sense of theatre Substantially revised and extended in full colour classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive Stagecraft Write about it Language in the play Characters and Themes features Extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference Expanded endnotes include extensive essay writing guidance for Twelfth Night and Shakespeare Includes rich exciting colour photos of performances of Twelfth Night from around the world


Cambridge Student Guide to Hamlet

The Cambridge Student Guide to Hamlet 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 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


Coriolanus

Shakespeare s last tragedy explores the career and death of a brilliant and arrogant Roman general This is an ambitious and intriguing story of heroism


Cambridge Student Guide to The Tempest

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Shakespearean and Jacobean Tragedy

Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres Tragedies echoed the brutalities and injustices of the time and mirror other features of the age Exploration was opening up new worlds the discoveries of science were rapidly expanding knowledge and the country was fiercely divided in matters of religion Tragedy explores what it is to be human and these anxious sceptical times fuelled the imagination of Shakespeare and other playwrights The book considers the tragedies of Christopher Marlowe William Shakespeare John Webster and Thomas Middleton and invites the reader to consider how they are still fresh and relevant today


Cambridge Student Guide to Twelfth Night

What is Twelfth Night about This Cambridge Student Guide will help students to evaluate the historical social and cultural contexts for a broader understanding of Shakespeare s play Contents include 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


Cambridge Student Guide to Antony and Cleopatra

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