Studying Shakespeare: A Guide to the Plays
Copyright © 2004 Laurie E. Maguire
Author(s): Laurie E. Maguire
Published Online: 21 APR 2008
Print ISBN: 9780631229841
Online ISBN: 9780470775929
About this Book
This engaging book draws on all of Shakespeare's plays to show they can still be used as a guide to life.
- Introduces beginning students and general readers to Shakespeare's plays by highlighting the connections between the issues addressed by the plays and those of our own time.
- Focuses on the characters, situations and stories in Shakespeare which are still familiar today.
- Shows how Shakespeare's plays illustrate some of life's most familiar stories - love and obsession, parents and children, sex and politics, suffering and revenge
- Makes Shakespeare's plays accessible to the widest possible audience.