Download and read online The Tragedie of Romeo and Juliet in PDF and EPUB (Applause Books). If there has ever been a groundbreaking edition that likewise returns the reader to the original Shakespeare text, it will be THE APPLAUSE FOLIO TEXTS. If there has ever been an accessible version of the Folio, it is this edition, set for the first time in modern fonts. The Folio is the source of all other editions. The Folio text forces us to re-examine the assumptions and prejudices which have encumbered over four hundred years of scholarship and performance. Notes refer the reader to subsequent editorial interventions, and offer the reader a multiplicity of interpretations. Notes also advise the reader on variations between Folios and Quartos. Prepared and annotated by Neil Freeman, Head, Graduate Directing Program, University of British Columbia.
Download and read online Romeo and Juliet in PDF and EPUB "Nick Newlin is a master at engaging students in the process of understanding, rehearsing, staging, performing, and enjoying a Shakespeare scene."-- Janet Field-Pickering, head of education, Folger Shakespeare Library
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Download and read online No Fear Shakespeare in PDF and EPUB Using selected passages from the "No Fear Shakespeare" translations, offers an introduction to the life and works of William Shakespeare and includes a brief biography, a portrait of life in sixteenth century England, and an overview of Shakespearian-eratheater.
Download and read online Romeo and Juliet in PDF and EPUB A graphic novel adaptation of the play in which two children from warring families fall in love, with a tragic result.
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Download and read online The Taming of the Shrew in PDF and EPUB Passion divides and unites a spirited pair of lovers in a 16th-century battle of the sexes. Witty dialogue and slapstick humor abound in this ever-popular comedy. Inexpensive, unabridged edition perfect for students.
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Download and read online Romeo and Juliet in PDF and EPUB 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.
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Download and read online Connecting Comics to Curriculum Strategies for Grades 6 12 in PDF and EPUB Here is the essential guide for librarians and teachers who want to develop a quality, curriculum-based graphic novel collection—and use its power to engage and inform middle and high school students. • Photos of school libraries, classrooms, and students • Model template lesson plans by subject area • A list of recommended resources, such as professional books, websites and blogs • A glossary of common graphic novel terms • Bibliographies of quality classic and contemporary graphic novel titles for libraries and classrooms, broken down into middle school and high school curricular areas
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