Nelson Thornes Shakespeare
Edited by Steven Croft
208 Pages, Illustrated, For Ages 14-19
$14.95 paper original
A flexible yet structured resource package specifically targeting the GCSE and AS Assessment Objectives and criteria for the study of Shakespeare, designed to enhance students' knowledge, understanding and response. The series launches with student editions of six of the most popular plays representative of Shakespeare's overall dramatic output with accompanying teacher resources. Provides just the right balance for the study of language, imagery and theatricality, and of character and context, enabling students to gain a clear understanding of the text.
Contains introductory essays focusing on topics related to social, cultural and historical context. Introductions to each scene pointing out a central feature and ensuring that students understand the plot. Extensive notes and well-placed illustrations provide clear explanations of words and phrases, and a general overview of the meaning for easy reference. Accompanying support packs provide clearly structured and easily manageable resource materials for Assessment Objective-driven coursework assignments.
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