DK Essential Shakespeare Handbook
For each of Shakespeare's plays, provides an introduction, list of characters, plot summary, notes on reading the play, and notes on seeing the play. Also includes an introduction to Shakespeare and his time; a genre overview for each of the four types of play--history, comedy, tragedy, and romance; and overviews of selected non-dramatic poems.
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Essential Shakespeare HandbookUser Review - Nicholas Graham - Book Verdict
Character and plot summaries for every Shakespeare play and a few short guides to his life and times fill this visually appealing volume. The rich illustrations include original documents and ... Read full review
Review: Essential Shakespeare HandbookUser Review - committedlinnets - Goodreads
It used to be that for my own part, it was Greek to me. Not so! This one was a real find, handy packed with blessedly brief yet comprehensive information about the plays, Shakespeare's life ... Read full review