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Exploring Shakespeare

Synopsis
A CD-ROM exploration of four of Shakespeare’s plays - Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar, Macbeth and ‘Hamlet’ - with Arden (2nd edition) texts, glossary and notes, an overview, criticism, essays on the Elizabethan stage and the Globe Theatre, essays on the plays’ historical context, critical essays on major characters, plot synopses by act, themes and essays on themes, 110 photographs, performance audio and video clips, explanations of Shakespearean theatre and music from Shakespeare’s time. Also a biographical sketch of Shakespeare and a chronology.
Series
Gale Discovering Program
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia
Year of release
1997
Availability
Out of Distribution (2008)

Credits

Writer
William Shakespeare

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Hamlet; Julius Caesar; Macbeth; Romeo and Juliet
Subjects
Drama; English language and literature
Keywords
drama in English; Globe Theatre; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

Nelson (Thomas)

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Nelson (Thomas) UK

Email
nelinfo@nelson.co.uk
Phone
01264 342992
Fax
01264 342788
Address
Customer Services
ITPS Ltd
North Way
Hants
SP10 5BR

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