Shakespeare: The Basics

Synopsis

Aimed squarely at the student new to Shakespeare, this volume provides a through introduction to the plays, based on the exciting new approaches shaping the field of Shakespeare studies. The author offers a refreshingly clear guide to Shakespeare's language; the plays as performance texts; the cultural and political contexts of the plays; early modern theatre practice; new understandings of the major genres.

Additional information

Contributors:
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2000