Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing
Author: William Shakespeare
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781476788555
Available:
Release: 2015-04-14
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Much Ado About Nothing includes two quite different stories of romantic love. Hero and Claudio fall in love almost at first sight, but an outsider, Don John, strikes out at their happiness. Beatrice and Benedick are kept apart by pride and mutual antagonism until others decide to play Cupid. The authoritative edition of Much Ado About Nothing from The Folger Shakespeare Library, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, includes: -The exact text of the printed book for easy cross-reference -Hundreds of hypertext links for instant navigation -Freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play -Full explanatory notes conveniently linked to the text of the play -Scene-by-scene plot summaries -A key to the play’s famous lines and phrases -An introduction to reading Shakespeare’s language -An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play -Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library’s vast holdings of rare books -An annotated guide to further reading Essay by Gail Kern Paster The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, is home to the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare’s printed works, and a magnet for Shakespeare scholars from around the globe. In addition to exhibitions open to the public throughout the year, the Folger offers a full calendar of performances and programs. For more information, visit Folger.edu.

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing
Author: William Shakespeare
Pages: 88
ISBN: 9798742532293
Available:
Release: 2021-04-26
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The next day, at the wedding, Claudio denounces Hero before the stunned guests, and he storms off with Don Pedro. Hero faints. A humiliated Leonato expresses his wish for her to die. The presiding friar intervenes, believing Hero innocent. He suggests that the family fake Hero's death to inspire Claudio with remorse. Prompted by the day's stressful events, Benedick and Beatrice confess their love for each other. Beatrice then asks Benedick to kill Claudio as proof of his devotion. Benedick hesitates but is swayed. Leonato and Antonio blame Claudio for Hero's supposed death and threaten him, to little effect. Benedick arrives and challenges him to a duel.

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing
Author: William Shakespeare,James Butler
Pages: 128
ISBN: 8853001542
Available:
Release: 2013-02-18
Editor: Uitgeverij De Boeck Secundair onderwijs
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

HUMOUR AND COMEDY Claudio is in love with Hero, but is afraid that she will reject him. His friend, Don Pedro, volunteers to make her fall in love with him at a masked ball. The trick works and Hero agrees to marry Claudio. But Don Pedro’s brother, Don John, organises a plot to make Claudio think that Hero is unfaithful… Dossiers: Tragic and Comic Elements in ‘Much ado About Nothing’, Women in Shakespeare’s Comedies

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing
Author: William Shakespeare,Fiona Banks,Paul Shuter
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1444145894
Available:
Release: 2012-03-01
Editor: Hodder Education
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The Globe Education Shakespeare series presents a bold new approach to exploring Shakespeare plays with junior to middle year students. Activities and unique resources from Shakespeare's Globe enable students to actively engage with each play's language and key themes in both print and digital formats. They are designed for use across junior and senior levels with an emphasis on developing students' enthusiasm, understanding and achievement. This printed play text of Much Ado About Nothing is in large format and full colour throughout, with stunning photographs from Globe productions to help students understand the play as a performance text.

Much Ado About Nothing Revised Edition

Much Ado About Nothing  Revised Edition
Author: William Shakespeare
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781472520296
Available:
Release: 2016-01-28
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Much Ado About Nothing presents a battle of the sexes in more ways than one: as both a lightning-fast skirmish of wits between two famously disputatious lovers, and a near-deadly conflict built on conventions of gender and male rivalry. Claire McEachern's new introduction brings this best-seller right up to date, analysing recent developments in criticism and the latest productions of this comedy.

Much Ado about Nothing a Play in One Act

Much Ado about Nothing   a Play in One Act
Author: William Shakespeare,John Minigan
Pages: 26
ISBN: 9781894870467
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Release: 2004
Editor: Theatrefolk
Language: un

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Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing
Author: William Shakespeare,Claire McEachern
Pages: 345
ISBN: 9781903436837
Available:
Release: 2006
Editor: A&C Black
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

An acclaimed Arden edition of one of Shakespeare's most enduringly popular plays.

Much Ado about Nothing

Much Ado about Nothing
Author: Richard Appignanesi,William Shakespeare
Pages: 208
ISBN: 0955816963
Available:
Release: 2009
Editor: Self Made Hero
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

This popular and enduring comedy of society and romance, sees two couples fall in love despite the scheming of the embittered Don John and the comic incompetence of Dogberry.

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing
Author: William Shakespeare
Pages: 345
ISBN: 1903436834
Available:
Release: 2006
Editor: Cengage Learning EMEA
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

'Much Ado About Nothing', probably composed in 1598-9 and first appearing in quarto in 1600, is a play of two pairs of lovers: the meek Hero and the impressionable Claudio, and the acerbic Beatrice and chauvinistic Benedick. It is one of Shakespeare's best-loved and most frequently performed comedies. Having its sources in Italianate literature of the preceding centuries, scholars have argued that Shakespeare's play takes on an expanded psychological scope from the usual tales of mistaken cuckoldry and bawdy flirtation.

Much Ado About Nothing A Critical Reader

Much Ado About Nothing  A Critical Reader
Author: Deborah Cartmell,Peter J. Smith
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9781474284394
Available:
Release: 2018-02-08
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This volume offers an accessible and thought-provoking guide to this major Shakespearean comedy, surveying its key themes and evolving critical preoccupations. It also provides a detailed and up-to-date history of the play's rich stage and screen performance, looking closely at major contemporary performances, including Josie Rourke's film starring David Tennant and Catherine Tate, Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones at the Old Vic, and the RSC's recent rebranding of it as a sequel. Moving through to four new critical essays, the guide opens up fresh perspectives, including contemporary directors' deployment of older actors within the lead roles, the play's relationship to Love's Labour's Lost, its presence on Youtube and the ways in which tales and ruses in the play belong to a wider concern with varieties of crime. The volume finishes with a guide to critical, web-based and production-related resources and an annotated bibliography provide a basis for further research.

The Oxford Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing

The Oxford Shakespeare  Much Ado About Nothing
Author: William Shakespeare
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0199536112
Available:
Release: 2008-04-17
Editor: Oxford Paperbacks
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Sparkling with the witty dialogue between Beatrice and Benedict, Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare's most enjoyable and theatrically successful comedies. This edition offers a newly edited text and an exceptionally helpful and critically aware introduction. Paying particular attention to analysis of the play's minor characters, Sheldon P. Zitner discusses Shakespeare's transformation of his source material. He rethinks the attitudes to gender relations that underlie the comedy and determine its view of marriage. Allowing for the play's openness to reinterpretation by successive generations of readers and performers, Zitner provides a socially analytic stage history, advancing new views for the actor as much as for the critic.

Much Ado about Nothing for Kids

Much Ado about Nothing for Kids
Author: Lois Burdett,William Shakespeare
Pages: 64
ISBN: 1552094138
Available:
Release: 2002
Editor: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A retelling in rhymed couplets of Shakespeare's classic play is accompanied by illustrations from the author's second-grade class.

Shakespeare s Comedy of Much Ado about Nothing

Shakespeare s Comedy of Much Ado about Nothing
Author: William Shakespeare
Pages: 178
ISBN: IND:30000041649124
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Release: 1890
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Shakespeare s Much Ado about Nothing

Shakespeare s Much Ado about Nothing
Author: William Shakespeare
Pages: 146
ISBN: UVA:X000391147
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Release: 1880
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Much Ado About Nothing

Much Ado About Nothing
Author: Andrew Matthews,Tony Ross
Pages: 63
ISBN: 1846161835
Available:
Release: 2006
Editor: Orchard (NY)
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A lively retelling of Shakespeare's famous work about the foolish ways people behave when they're in love. With Notes on Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre and Love and Lies in Much Ado About Nothing.

Sonnets

Sonnets
Author: William Shakespeare
Pages: 250
ISBN: 9781443441551
Available:
Release: 2014-12-16
Editor: HarperCollins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Among the most enduring poetry of all time, William Shakespeare’s 154 sonnets address such eternal themes as love, beauty, honesty, and the passage of time. Written primarily in four-line stanzas and iambic pentameter, Shakespeare’s sonnets are now recognized as marking the beginning of modern love poetry. The sonnets have been translated into all major written languages and are frequently used at romantic celebrations. Known as “The Bard of Avon,” William Shakespeare is arguably the greatest English-language writer known. Enormously popular during his life, Shakespeare’s works continue to resonate more than three centuries after his death, as has his influence on theatre and literature. Shakespeare’s innovative use of character, language, and experimentation with romance as tragedy served as a foundation for later playwrights and dramatists, and some of his most famous lines of dialogue have become part of everyday speech. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

Much Ado about Nothing

Much Ado about Nothing
Author: William Shakespeare,John Seely
Pages: 252
ISBN: 0435193120
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Release: 2005-05
Editor: Heinemann
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Much Ado About Nothing is a brand new edition in our Heinemann Shakespeare series. Opening up Shakespeare to all KS3 and GCSE students this new edition includes: accessible notes and summaries to ensure students understand and are excited by Shakespeare unsurpassed preparation for the KS3 Tests - offering supported and varied scene by scene activities structured around Character, Language, Performance and Theme holistic activities focus both on the play as a whole and on comparisons within the play to sharpen student learning at both KS3 and GCSE

Much Ado about Nothing

Much Ado about Nothing
Author: Harold Bloom,Michael G. Cornelius
Pages: 331
ISBN: 9781438132037
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Release: 2010
Editor: Infobase Publishing
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Equal parts tragedy and history play, Richard III chronicles the rise and short reign of its diabolical title character. Of this masterful creation, esteemed critic Harold Bloom has written, The manipulative, highly self-conscious, obsessed hero-villain moves himself from being the passive sufferer of his own moral and/or physical deformity to becoming a highly active melodramatist. Portrayed as England's curse and as his own worst enemy, the jealous and ambitious Richard would find little glory or peace awaiting him upon his ascension to England's throne. This collection of critical essays about the Bard's Richard III includes classic criticism from a number of notable critics throughout the centuries. Edited by Bloom, this title also features a handy index for quick reference.

Shakespeare quarto Facsimiles Much ado about nothing

Shakespeare quarto Facsimiles  Much ado about nothing
Author: William Shakespeare
Pages: 329
ISBN: PRNC:32101068157229
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Release: 1886
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

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Much Ado about Nothing William Shakespeare

Much Ado about Nothing  William Shakespeare
Author: Ross Stuart,William Shakespeare
Pages: 143
ISBN: 058282303X
Available:
Release: 2004-01
Editor: Pearson Education
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

This guide intorduces students to more sophisticated analysis, a range of critical perspectives and wider contexts when studying Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare.