The Globe Guide To Shakespeare
The Globe Guide to Shakespeare is the ultimate companion to the life and work of the world's greatest playwright. At it's heart are guides to all thirty-nine plays, each with a synopsis, full character list, stage history covering keynote productions worldwide, and critical essay. A unique additional feature are reviews of the best DVDs and downloads, from Laurence Olivier to Joss Whedon, Kurosawa to Baz Luhrman.
The book also provides detailed introductions to Shakespeare's sonnets and the narrative poems, and offers fascinating accounts of the Bard's life and contemporary staging of the plays, his language, sources, colleagues and co-writers.
The Globe Guide is an essential reference for theatregoers and students alike, and a celebration of all things Shakespearian