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English renaissance (1500-1640)

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  • Sweet Swan of Avonby Robin Williams

    Pearson Education 2006; US$ 21.99

    It is long overdue that someone took a closer look at the brilliant Mary Sidney. I have a suspicion that Mary Sidney?s life, and especially her dedication to the English language after her brother?s death, may throw important light on the mysterious authorship of the Shakespeare plays and poems. ? Mark Rylance Actor; Artistic Director of... more...

  • Political Theologies in Shakespeare's Englandby Professor Debora Shuger

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 45.00

    Shuger's study of Measure to Measure offers a sweeping reinterpretation of English political thought in the aftermath of the Reformation, one that focuses not on the tension between Crown and Parliament but on the relation of the sacred to the state. more...

  • Sacred Biographyby Thomas J. Heffernan

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 38.00 US$ 32.68

    Modern historiography dismisses the medieval lives of saints about whom little was really known as "pious fiction". This study demonstrates that to characterize the genre as fiction is to misunderstand the intentions of medieval authors, who were neither credulous nor blinded by piety. more...

  • Shakespeare in the Moviesby Douglas Brode

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    This work proceeds chronologically, in the order that plays were written, allowing the reader to trace the development of Shakespeare as an author and to see how the changing cultural climate of the Elizabethans flowered into film centuries later. more...

  • The Tempest Paperback Bookby William Shakespeare; Laurel and Associates

    Saddleback Publishing 2004; US$ 12.95

    Now you can reach today's adolescents with the universal messages of great literature. Presented in traditional play script format, each title features simplified language, easy-to-read type size, and strict adherence to the tone and integrity of the original play. more...

  • The Tempest Study Guideby William Shakespeare; Laurel and Associates

    Saddleback Publishing 2004; US$ 24.95

    35 reproducible exercises in each guide reinforce basic reading and comprehension skills as they teach higher order critical thinking skills and literary appreciation. Teaching suggestions, background notes, act-by-act summaries, and answer keys included. more...

  • The Merchant of Venice Paperback Bookby William Shakespeare; Laurel and Associates

    Saddleback Publishing 2004; US$ 12.95

    Now you can reach today's adolescents with the universal messages of great literature. Presented in traditional play script format, each title features simplified language, easy-to-read type size, and strict adherence to the tone and integrity of the original play. more...

  • The Merchant of Venice Study Guideby William Shakespeare; Laurel and Associates

    Saddleback Publishing 2004; US$ 24.95

    35 reproducible exercises in each guide reinforce basic reading and comprehension skills as they teach higher order critical thinking skills and literary appreciation. Teaching suggestions, background notes, act-by-act summaries, and answer keys included. more...

  • Hamlet Paperback Bookby William Shakespeare; Laurel and Associates

    Saddleback Publishing 2003; US$ 12.95

    Now you can reach today's adolescents with the universal messages of great literature. Presented in traditional play script format, each title features simplified language, easy-to-read type size, and strict adherence to the tone and integrity of the original play. more...

  • Shakespeare Dancingby John Russell Brown

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2004; US$ 105.00

    The Dancing of the title was in Shakespeare's mind as he wrote: a physical and active imagination. This book explores the operation of the playwright's creative mind in his most frequently performed texts and encourages readers to seek out the performance possibilities of the works for themselves. more...