Abridged specially for teachers and students of English and drama, this is a pacy and engaging version of Macbeth that maintains the coherence of the plot and contains all the essential elements needed for classroom study and dramatic performance. This version of Macbeth is ideal for the Shakespeare..
Shelagh Stephenson's daring and thoughtful new play 1799 - On the eve of a new century, the house buzzes with scientific experiments, furtive romance and farcical amateur dramatics. 1999 - In a world of scientific chaos, cloning and genetic engineering, the cellar of the same house reveals a dark se..
'By far the best edition of King Lear - in respect of both textual and other matters - that we now have.'John Lyon, English Language Notes'This volume is a treasure-trove of precise information and stimulating comments on practically every aspect of the Lear-universe. I know of no other edition whic..
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..
DescriptionPriestley’s play "An Inspector Calls" is a morality play disguised as a detective thriller. The morality play is a very old theatrical form, going back to the medieval period, which sought to instruct audiences about virtue and evil. Priestley’s play revolves around a central mystery, the..
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..
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..
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..
DescriptionOrphaned Jane is sent to work as a governess for brooding Mr. Rochester’s daughter, Adele. Love begins to grow between Jane and her moody employer, but his mysterious first wife threatens to ruin their chance at happiness...