Romeo and Juliet

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Oxford University Press, 2001 - Drama - 141 pages
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As well as the complete and unabridged text, each play in this series has an extensive range of student's notes. These include detailed and clear explanations of difficult words and passages, a synopsis of the plot, summaries of individual scenes, and notes on the main characters. Also included is a wide range of questions and activities for work in class, together with the historical background to Shakespeare's England, a brief biography of Shakespeare, and a complete list of his plays. For this new edition, the text of the play, the notes, and the introductory matter have all been revised so as to make them clearer and more accessible. In addition, the entire text of the book has been redesigned and reset to make it easier to read. The illustrations have been completely redrawn, photographs of recent stage production have been included and there is a new, attractive cover design.
 

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romeo an juliet is one of the best love story ever. - LibraryThing
Wonderful language and a timeless, simple plot. - LibraryThing
A thoroughly enjoyable and educational edition! - LibraryThing
Didn't like the ending. - LibraryThing
It is germane to the plot. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

I don't get the hype. I find Romeo to be completely annoying and the story is just frustrating. Worse is trying to see modern film adaptations of the same story, where life-or-death lost messages is ... Read full review

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User Review  - GlennBell - LibraryThing

Much has been written concerning this classic. The story is famous and of merit. The problem with Shakespeare's works is that much is lost due to the change in language and in culture over time. One ... Read full review

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Contents

Romeo and Juliet
1
Extracts from Romeus and Juliet
123
Classwork and Examinations
126
Character Study
127
Activities
128
Context Questions
130
Critical Appreciation
132
Projects
133
Background
134
Education
135
Theatre
136
Selected Further Reading
139
William Shakespeare 15641616
140
Copyright

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Roma Gill, the series editor, has taught Shakespeare at all levels. She has acted in and directed Shakespeare's plays, and has lectured on Shakespeare all over the world.

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