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The Resource What's so special about Shakespeare?, Michael Rosen ; illustrated by Sarah Nayler

What's so special about Shakespeare?, Michael Rosen ; illustrated by Sarah Nayler

Label
What's so special about Shakespeare?
Title
What's so special about Shakespeare?
Statement of responsibility
Michael Rosen ; illustrated by Sarah Nayler
Title variation
What is so special about Shakespeare?
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
More than four hundred years after William Shakespeare s death, his name is known in every corner of the world. Why? Celebrated poet, critic, and Shakespeare enthusiast Michael Rosen answers that question with humor, knowledge, and appreciation, offering a whirlwind tour of Shakespeare s life, his London, and four of his plays: A Midsummer Night s Dream, Macbeth, King Lear, and The Tempest
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rosen, Michael
Dewey number
  • 920
  • 822.33
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2895
LC item number
.R67 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Dramatists, English
  • Theater
  • Authors, English
  • Theater
Target audience
juvenile
Label
What's so special about Shakespeare?, Michael Rosen ; illustrated by Sarah Nayler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published as: Shakespeare : his work and his world / illustrated by Robert Ingpen. 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A plot! 1598 -- What's so special about Shakespeare? -- Extraordinary and dangerous times -- Shakespeare : the facts -- Stratford and school -- London -- Theater in the making -- The new theaters -- Shakespeare at work. A midsummer night's dream ; Macbeth ; King Lear ; The tempest. -- The drama of Shakespeare -- The will -- The legacy -- Time line
Control code
ocn994521838
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Second U.S. edition.
Extent
147 pages
Isbn
9780763699956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
What's so special about Shakespeare?, Michael Rosen ; illustrated by Sarah Nayler
Publication
Note
Originally published as: Shakespeare : his work and his world / illustrated by Robert Ingpen. 2001
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
A plot! 1598 -- What's so special about Shakespeare? -- Extraordinary and dangerous times -- Shakespeare : the facts -- Stratford and school -- London -- Theater in the making -- The new theaters -- Shakespeare at work. A midsummer night's dream ; Macbeth ; King Lear ; The tempest. -- The drama of Shakespeare -- The will -- The legacy -- Time line
Control code
ocn994521838
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Second U.S. edition.
Extent
147 pages
Isbn
9780763699956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

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