The Women of Shakespeare's Plays: Analysis of the Role of the Women in Select Plays with Plot…

Hardcover | December 3, 1992

byCourtini Crump Wright

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This book analyzes, through easy-to-follow play synopses, the strengths and weaknesses of the female protagonists as they impact not only the plot of Shakespeare's plays but the male protagonist. Selected, condensed one-act versions of the plays are provided in order to enrich the discussion of the play, to stimulate in reading the play in its entirety, and to provide a springboard for group discussion of the play and the impact of the women. Contents: William Shakespeare: His Art, Life and Times; The Women of Shakespeare's Plays: An Overview; The Comedy of Errors; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; The Merry Wives of Windsor; Julius Caesar; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Macbeth; Much Ado About Nothing; Othello the Moor of Venice; The Taming of the Shrew; Antony and Cleopatra; Twelfth Night or What You Will; Romeo and Juliet; The Two Gentlemen of Verona; Bibliography.

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This book analyzes, through easy-to-follow play synopses, the strengths and weaknesses of the female protagonists as they impact not only the plot of Shakespeare's plays but the male protagonist. Selected, condensed one-act versions of the plays are provided in order to enrich the discussion of the play, to stimulate in reading the pl...

Courtini Crump Wright is an English Teacher at the National Cathedral School at Mount St. Albans in Washington, D.C.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:220 pages, 9.24 × 6.14 × 0.65 inPublished:December 3, 1992Publisher:UPA

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ISBN - 10:0819188255

ISBN - 13:9780819188250

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