'Big Daddy' Pollitt, the richest cotton planter in the Mississippi Delta, is about to celebrate his sixty-fifth birthday. His two sons have returned home for the occasion: Gooper, his wife and children, Brick, an ageing football hero who has turned to drink, and his feisty wife Maggie. As the hot su..
Hailed by George Bernard Shaw as 'useful [corrective] to the romantic conception of war', R.C. Sherriff's Journey's End is an unflinching vision of life in the trenches towards the end of the First World War, published in Penguin Classics. Set in the First World War, Journey's End concerns a group o..
The course of true love never did run smooth...A magical retelling of Hermia, Helen, Demetrius, and Lysander's classic story - and of the impish fairy Puck, who meddles in their tangled web of love with hilarious consequences...With notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, and Love and Magic in A..
Description"This edition has a very helpful introduction and good clear text, as well as the exceptionally excellent and detailed notes."Dr Michael Herbert, St Andrews University''a useful treatment of a complex play'Barry Gaines, University of New Mexico, Shakespeare QuarterlyJohn Wilders - literar..
Description This Coursebook is a comprehensive guide to the study of Literature in English at AS and A Level, encouraging both the enjoyment of literature and rigorous academic study. It provides a clear approach for any Literature studies syllabus, and is divided into three parts: Part 1 and P..
DescriptionThis coursebook helps inspire a love of literature in English and builds greater confidence in analysing and writing about texts. Part 1 introduces students to the basics of poetry, prose and drama through a wide variety of international texts. In Part 2, students hone their skills by ana..
The Student’s Book introduces the key concepts and skills in the Cambridge International syllabus, with a focus on developing effective writing from the start, to give students a toolkit for responding to unseen texts and exploring the set texts in depth.• Develops effective writing throughout with ..
FeaturesFull support for the latest Cambridge syllabuses (0475/0992/2010).Engage students with diverse literary extracts including updated set texts.Support exam success with integrated guidance on exam technique, revision activities, and examiner commentaries.Support achievement in the Unseen compo..
This collection includes Lynn Nottage’s best known work, Crumbs from the Table of Joy, which has been produced widely since its premiere in May 1995 and which the Chicago Tribune hailed as "a complex and thought provoking new play." Also included are Mud, River, Stone, Poof, Por’..
DescriptionThe action of the play is as inevitable and eloquent as in Antigone: a clash of values and cultures so fundamental that tragedy issues: a tragedy for each individual, each tribe" Daily Telegraph "This play, by the winner of a Nobel Prize for Literature, asks: 'On the authority of what god..
Description"Developing Poetry Skills" is a resource that provides students with the key skills they need to read and respond to poetry effectively. It is designed to introduce students to the enjoyment of reading poetry and to build confidence and understanding throughout Key Stage 3...
DescriptionNOW AN HBO FILM STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND MICHAEL SHANNON Sixty years after its originally publication, Ray Bradbury's internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 stands as a classic of world literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Today its message has grown more relevant th..
The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made ..
Henry V is Shakespeare's
most famous "war play"; it includes the storied English victory over
the French at Agincourt. Some of it glorifies war, especially the choruses and
Henry's speeches urging his troops into battle. But we also hear bishops
conniving for war to postpone a bill that would ta..