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The Women of Shakespeare's Plays: Analysis of the Role of the Women in Select Plays with Plot Synopses and Selected One-Act PlaysBy: Courtini Crump Wright (author)Hardback
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DescriptionThis 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.
About AuthorCourtini Crump Wright is an English Teacher at the National Cathedral School at Mount St. Albans in Washington, D.C.
ContentsWilliam Shakespeare; 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".
- publication date: 03/12/1992
- ISBN13: 9780819188250
- Format: Hardback
- Number Of Pages: 220
- ID: 9780819188250
- weight: 431
- ISBN10: 0819188255
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