Oxford School Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

William Shakespeare

Oxford School Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

William Shakespeare

ISBN:

9780198328728

Binding:

Paperback

Published:

1 Sep 2009

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Description

Oxford School Shakespeare is an acclaimed edition especially designed for students, with accessible on-page notes and explanatory illustrations, clear background information, and rigorous but accessible scholarly credentials. Much Ado About Nothing is a popular text for study by secondary students the world over. This edition includes illustrations, preliminary notes, reading lists (including websites) and classroom notes.
This title is suitable for all exam boards and for the most recent GCSE specifications.

Contents

Introduction
- About the Play
- Leading Characters in the Play
- Synopsis
- Much Ado About Nothing Commentary
- The Outsider
- Shakespeare's Style
- Source, text and Date
Characters in the Play
Much Ado About Nothing
Benedick's Song
'A Hero-ic puzzle'
Background
England in 1599
Government
Religion
Education
Language
Drama
Theatre
William Shakespeare 1564-1616
Approximate Dates of Composition of Shakespeare's Works
Exploring Much Ado About Nothing in the Classroom
- Ways into the play
- Setting the scene
- Keeping Track of the Action
- Characters
- Themes
- Shakespeare's Language
- Exploring with Drama
- Writing about Much Ado About Nothing
Further reading resources

Authors

William Shakespeare

Reviews

`A lovely publication, great explanations, notes and images.' 4 star Amazon review