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Summary: "Whether you are new to the poetry and proses of Shakespeare, and in need of a guide through the complex plots and unfamiliar language, or looking for a fresh perspective on his much-loved plays and sonnets, this book will shed light on the work of one of world literature's greatest figures"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dk Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Lynch, Jack (John T.)

Summary: Beginning with the death of William Shakespeare in 1616, a study of the bard explores his evolution from provincial playwright to universally acclaimed, literary giant, beginning with his growing popularity during the late-seventeenth-century Restoration and ranging to the Stratford celebration of the tricentennial of Shakespeare's birth in 1864.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 LYN

Kaplow, Robert.

Summary: "This is the story of one week in my life. I was seventeen. It was the week I slept in Orson Welles's pajamas. It was the week I fell in love. and it was the week I changed my middle name twice"--Quotation from back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAP

Spacey, Kevin

Summary: Follows a group of California teenagers as they compete in a prestigious annual Shakespeare festival.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Guild 2012

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SHA

Carrell, Jennifer Lee.

Summary: Shakespeare scholar Kate Stanley is given a mysterious box that holds the first piece in a Shakespeare puzzle; however, before she sets out on the trail of a 400-year-old mystery, the Globe Theater burns and a body is found, murdered in the manner of Hamlet's father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAR

Rosenbaum, Ron.

Summary: Cultural historian Rosenbaum gives readers a way of rethinking the greatest works of the human imagination, as he shakes up much that we thought we understood about a vital subject and renews our sense of excitement and urgency. Rather than raking over worn-out fragments of biography, Rosenbaum focuses on cutting-edge controversies about the true source of Shakespeare's enchantment and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 ROS

Dench, Judi

6 holds on 2 copies

Summary: "Taking a curtain call with a live snake in her wig ... Cavorting naked through the Warwickshire countryside painted green ... Acting opposite a child with a pumpkin on his head ... These are just a few of the things Dame Judi Dench has done in the name of Shakespeare. For the very first time, Judi opens up about every Shakespearean role she has played throughout her seven-decade career, from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2024

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Summary: About Los Angeles elementary school teacher and winner of the American Teacher Award, Rafe Esquith, who teaches his students to understand and perform Shakespeare as a motivational teaching tool and unique method of education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HOB

Basil, John.

Contents: Your 21-day journey with Will -- The Shakespeare rehearsal -- Phase I: Map reading: secrets of your script unfolded -- Day 1: Revealing your repetitions -- Day 2: Cracking the capitalization code -- Day 3: Verse or prose? -- Day 4: Picking out punctuation -- Day 5: Revving up your verbs -- Day 6: Amiable adjectives, saucy similes, and merry metaphors -- Day 7: O! thy status is showing -- Day 8:...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 792.9 BAS

Van Tassel, Wesley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Allworth Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 VAN

Burns, Martha

Summary: Follows the trials of Geoffrey Tennant, new artistic director of the Shakespearean theater troupe New Burbage Theatre Festival, as he struggles to deal with the complicated lives and egos of those around him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Rlj Distribution Solutions 2020

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SLI

Summary: Convicted felons at Kentucky's Luther Luckett Correctional Complex rehearse for the Shakespearean production, The Tempest, as part of the Shakespeare Behind Bars Program. The play's underlying theme of forgiveness parallels themes of transformation and redemption in the lives of the prisoners.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shout! Factory 2006

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SHA

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Contents: Part One: lecture 1. Shakepeare's wavelengths -- lect. 2. The multiple actions of A midsummer night's dream -- lect. 3. The form of Shakespear's sonnets -- lect. 4. Love in Shakespeare's sonnets -- lect. 5. Love and artifice in Love's labor's lost, and Much ado about nothing -- lect. 6. As you like it -- lect. 7. The battles of Henry VI -- lect. 8. Richard III and the renaissance -- Part Two:...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 1995

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3 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA
Call number: DVD 822.33 SHA PART 1
Call number: DVD 822.33 SHA PART 2

Summary: Combines elements of analysis, history, biography, performance, and the personal passions of six presenters to tell the stories behind the stories of six Shakespeare plays. Includes interviews with actors, directors, and scholars; visits to key locations; clips from celebrated film and television adaptations; and illustrative excerpts from performances staged at Shakespeare's Globe in London...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SHA

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS

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