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Much ado about nothing

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From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a fresh new edition of Shakespeare's much-loved comedy of the battle between the sexesTHIS EDITION INCLUDES: An illuminating introduction to Much Ado About Nothing by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate The play - with clear and authoritative explanatory notes on each page A helpful scene-by-scene analysis and key facts about the play An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan theatre A rich exploration of approaches to staging the play featuring photographs of key productionsThe most enjoyable way to understand a Shakespeare play is to see it or participate in it. This unique edition presents a historical overview of Much Ado About Nothing in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with two leading directors and an actor - Nicholas Hytner, Marianne Elliott and Harriet Walter - so that we may get a sense of the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible, a variety that gives Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made 'our contemporary' four centuries after his death. Ideal for students, theatre-goers, actors and general readers, the RSC Shakespeare editions offer an accessible and contemporary approach to reading and rediscovering Shakespeare's works for the twenty-first century.

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Author(s):
Shakespeare, William
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0230232108
ISBN-13:
9780230232105
Number of pages:
187
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan

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From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a fresh new edition of Shakespeare's much-loved comedy of the battle between the sexesTHIS EDITION INCLUDES: An illuminating introduction to Much Ado About Nothing by award-winning scholar Jonathan Bate The play - with clear and authoritative explanatory notes on each page A helpful scene-by-scene analysis and key facts about the play An introduction to Shakespeare's career and the Elizabethan theatre A rich exploration of approaches to staging the play featuring photographs of key productionsThe most enjoyable way to understand a Shakespeare play is to see it or participate in it. This unique edition presents a historical overview of Much Ado About Nothing in performance, recommends film versions, takes a detailed look at specific productions and includes interviews with two leading directors and an actor - Nicholas Hytner, Marianne Elliott and Harriet Walter - so that we may get a sense of the extraordinary variety of interpretations that are possible, a variety that gives Shakespeare his unique capacity to be reinvented and made 'our contemporary' four centuries after his death. Ideal for students, theatre-goers, actors and general readers, the RSC Shakespeare editions offer an accessible and contemporary approach to reading and rediscovering Shakespeare's works for the twenty-first century.

Author(s):
Shakespeare, William
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2009
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0230232108
ISBN-13:
9780230232105
Number of pages:
187
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan

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