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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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Summary: Six celebrated hosts to tell the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays, revealing not just the elements in the play, but the history of the play itself. What sparked the creation of each of these works? Where did Shakespeare get his plots, and what cultural, political and religious factors influenced his writing? Why has this body of work endured so thoroughly? What, in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Shapiro, James S.

Summary: An intimate history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year--1599--that changed not only his fortunes but the course of literature. How was Shakespeare transformed from being a talented poet and playwright to become one of the greatest writers who ever lived? In this one exhilarating year we follow what he reads and writes, what he sees, and whom he works with as he invests in the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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Claybourne, Anna

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kane Miller, a Division of EDC Publishing 2015

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Shakespeare, William

Summary: Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 1985

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 822.33 SHA

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Sutcliffe, Jane

Summary: Looks at William Shakespeare and the way his use of words affected our use of the English language today, in the form of a narrative about the writer and his times with words and phrases highlighted that were first used by him, and informative parallel text about them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2016

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Boecker, Virginia

Summary: When Lady Katherine's father is killed for being an illegally practicing Catholic, she discovers he was also involved in a murder plot against the reigning Queen Elizabeth I. She disguises herself as a boy and travels to London to take it one step further: kill the queen herself. She is cast in William Shakespeare's newest play, which is to be performed in front of Her Majesty. But the play is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

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Shakespeare, William

Summary: Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's 1985

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3 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 822.33 SHA

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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Summary: The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Asquith, Clare.

Summary: "In sixteenth-century England many loyal subjects to the crown were asked to make a terrible choice: serve their monarch or their God. The schism between the Crown and the Catholic Church had widened from a theological dispute in the reign of Henry VIII to bitter political conflict under Elizabeth I. It was also the era of the greatest creative genius the world has ever known: William...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2005

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Fallon, Robert Thomas.

Summary: "In surveys of plays that will help readers & viewers follow the action with care & understanding, Fallon opens a window to Shakespeare's times while illuminating the timelessness of his works. An intelligent introduction to the wondorous works of William Shakespeare. Brings Shakespeare to life."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: I.R. Dee 2001

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Shakespeare, William

Summary: Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, with marginal notes and explanations and full descriptions of each character.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: SparkNotes 2003

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2 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 822.33 SHA

Weinstein, Elizabeth.

Contents: A midsummer night's dream -- Macbeth -- King Henry IV, part I -- Twelfth night -- Romeo and Juliet -- The tempest.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Smith and Kraus Publishers 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 812.6 WEI

West, Jacqueline

Summary: "After waking up in the hospital, Jaye returns to school to discover a mysteriously familiar boy in her class and the trappings of Shakespeare's plays all around her"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WES

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Wills, Garry

Summary: A study of the three operas that Verdi adapted from Shakespeare: Macbeth, Otello, and Falstaff.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2011

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Conner, Marc C.

Summary: For over 400 years, Shakespeares plays have enthralled, moved, and enriched each new generation of readers and theatergoers. How to Read and Understand Shakespeare builds the skills that allow you to reach your own understanding of the plays, to deeply comprehend Shakespeare's transcendent poetic language, the spellbinding world of his great characters and stories, and his revelatory...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2013

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3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 CON
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Korman, Gordon

Summary: Twelve-year-old Cooper Vega and his military family has moved so often that he is used to new schoolmates not knowing his name, but at the moment he has a bigger problem--his new phone is haunted by the ghost of Roderick Northrop, a boy from the sixteenth-century, who needs his help to finish a quest, which is somehow tied up in the Stratford Middle School production of Romeo and Juliet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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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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Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2006

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Shapiro, James S.

Summary: Examines current debates about the actual authors of Shakespeare's plays, citing challenges from famous historical figures while discussing the sources of modern doubts and the author's own beliefs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.3 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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Martin, Reed C.

Contents: William Shakespeare's life story -- Acting Shakespeare -- The sonnets and poetry -- Who wrote this stuff: a look at the Shakespeare authorship controversy (plus betting odds) -- The Shakespeare industry -- The films of Shakespeare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2006

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