Shakespeare by Sean McEvoy
The Basics

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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.

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Sean McEvoy teaches English and Drama at Varndean College, Brighton, UK.
Published May 28, 2000 by Routledge. 304 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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McEvoy, a British professor of drama and English, offers graduating high school seniors a concise and even-handed view of the Bard the way they'll be expected to see him in college English classes.

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