The Shakespeare Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
The perfect study guide to the complete works of Shakespeare, covering everything from the comedies to the tragedies, alongside his Elizabethan history plays, sonnets, and other poems
With detailed plot summaries and an in-depth analysis of the major characters and themes, this is a brilliant, easy-to-use exploration of the entire canon of Shakespeare plays, sonnets and poetry, from the comedies of Twelfth Night and As You Like It to the tragedies of Julius Caesar and Hamlet, plus lost plays and lesser known works of poetry.
Packed with illustrations and memorable quotes, The Shakespeare Book brings the Bard's best-loved characters and storylines to life, and explores all of his key themes and much-quoted phrases. Easy-to-understand graphics and illustrated timelines also offer an at-a-glance summary of each play.
Whether you're a Shakespeare scholar, a student of the great Bard, or simply someone who wants to learn more, The Shakespeare Book offers a fuller appreciation of his phenomenal talent and the lasting legacy of his plays and poetry.
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