Description : Contains quizzes that cover Shakespeare's use of language as well as characters, events and recurrent motifs. The quizzes in this book comprise: The Top Ten; Opening Words; Courting Couples; Sex Survey; Creatures Great and Small; Feasting; Curses and Insults; Similes; Dying Words; Resurrections; Shipping News; Dreams; and more.
Description : In which play would you find the characters, Bottom, Quince, Puck and Titania? How many of Shakespeare's history plays featured a King called Henry in their title? Does Juliet die by poison, stabbing herself or throwing herself off of a balcony? So you've read Shakespeare's plays, maybe seen them performed. Now you can test whether you really know about his plays and his extraordinary life. There are quizzes on Shakespeare's life and times including questions on plays and theatres of the time; the 15 most popular plays each has a dedicated quiz; there are 5 additional quizzes covering Shakespeare's remaining works - Poems & Sonnets/ Histories/ Tragedies/ Comedies/ Romances.
Description : This is a collection of interviews of twenty-one actors from Shakespeare theaters and festivals across North America, from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland to the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario. The interviews celebrate the variety in education, training, and approaches to acting conducted by recognized performance scholars. Thus, this book combines scholarly expertise with actors' insights to produce unique views on contemporary Shakespearean performances in the United States and Canada, and fills an important niche in performance criticism. Michael W. Shurgot is Professor of Humanities at South Puget Sound Community College.
Description : William Shakespeare (1564-1616) excels in plot, poetry and wit, and his talent encompasses the tragedies of "Hamlet", "King Lear", "Othello", and "Macbeth" as well as history plays and the comedies such as "A Midsummer Night's Dream", and "As You Like It". This volume presents his plays in the chronological order in which they were written.
Description : How do you teach Shakespeare in school? This book provides five day lesson plans for over a dozen of Shakespeare’s greatest known plays. Lesson plans include: Julius Caesar, Coriolanus, Othello, As You Like It, Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer's Night Dream, Richard III, Love's Labour's Lost, Anthony and Cleopatra, Henvry V, King Lear, and The Tempest. Each lesson plan may also be purchased separately.