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Great Shakespeare Actors: Burbage to Branagh

Paperback, 20/07/2017, £11.99
Great Shakespeare Actors provides a series of well-informed, well-written, illuminating, and entertaining accounts of many of the most famous stage performers of Shakespeare in both England and America, offering a concise, actor-centred history of Shakespeare on the stage.

Shakespeare's Tragedies: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 27/04/2017, £7.99
Shakespeare's tragedies contain an astonishing variety of suffering, from suicides and murders to dismemberments and grief. Stanley Wells considers how the bard's tragic plays drew on the literary and theatrical conventions of his time. Discussing the individual plays, he also explores why tragedy is regarded as a fit subject for entertainment.

Dictionary of Shakespeare 2ed

Paperback, 10/11/2005, £9.99
Compiled by one of the best-known authorities on the bard's works, this dictionary offers up-to-date information on all aspects of Shakespeare in his own time and on his impact and influence on later ages. Essential reference for anyone with an interest in Shakespeare.

William Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 23/04/2015, £8.99
In this new offering from Stanley Wells comes an exploration of one of the world's greatest dramatists: William Shakespeare. Written with enthusiasm and flair, Wells looks at both the world Shakespeare lived in and all of his major works, to show how and why he continues to be so influential and important to society today.

Shakespeare and Co.

Paperback, 30/08/2007, £12.99
Shows that Shakespeare was a man of the theatre, one among a community of artists in the teeming world of Renaissance London. This book also sketches a gallery of Shakespeare's fellow playwrights.