Winter's Tale by Professor Ros King
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Winter's Tale
By Professor Ros King

The Winter's Tale

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Winter's Tale by Professor Ros King

Book Description

This is an essential student guide to the text, context and performance of "The Winter's Tale".This book provides the only introduction to "The Winter's Tale" on the market which offers a theatrical commentary - enabling students to get a sense of the play as a performance text. It responds to the increasing focus on the plays as performance in English literature courses and the growth in student numbers on undergraduate Theatre and Performance courses. The series editor is an internationally well regarded scholar of Shakespeare.This Handbook provides an introductory guide to "The Winter's Tale" offering a scene-by-scene theatrically aware commentary, contextual documents, a brief history of the text and first performances, case studies of key performances and productions, a survey of film and TV adaptation, a wide sampling of critical opinion and further reading.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230008526
ISBN-10: 0230008526
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 10mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 25-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Doctor Faustus by Professor Ros King Doctor Faustus, Paperback (November 2008)

Dr Faustus is a highly popular text, this student edition uses the A text, widely excepted as the most authentic published edition. Fully revised by leading Renaissance scholar, Ros King, it contains a completely new Introduction containing the latest criticism and stage history and revised commentary and notes.

Winter's Tale by Professor Ros King Winter's Tale, Hardback (November 2008)

This Handbook provides an introductory guide to 'The Winter's Tale' offering a scene-by-scene theatrically aware commentary, contextual documents, a brief history of the text and first performances, case studies of key performances and productions, a survey of film and TV adaptation, a wide sampling of critical opinion and further reading.

Shakespeare and War by Professor Ros King Shakespeare and War, Hardback (October 2008)

A lively collection of essays from scholars from across Europe, North America and Australia. The book ranges from Shakespeare's use of manuals on war written for the sixteenth-century English public by an English mercenary, to reflections on the ways in which Shakespeare has been represented in Nazi Germany, wartime Denmark, or cold war Romania.

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Author Biography - Professor Ros King

ROS KING is Professor of English Studies at the University of Southampton, UK. She is also a theatre director, dramaturg and musician, and has served on the academic advisory board at The Globe and on the Board of Directors for the English Shakespeare Company.

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