To Be or Not to Be: A Celebration of Shakespeare's 400-year Legacy


The works of William Shakespeare have been a permanent feature on school curricula for years, and almost everybody can boast even a basic knowledge of his life and craft. But, with thirty-eight plays, over 150 sonnets and numerous other poems there's such a wealth of material it's no wonder we sometimes forget the finer details. To Be of Not To Be is a fesh, new look at Shakespeare's work, showing how and why it remains such an integral part of popular culture and the English language. From what drove Ophelia mad, to the real meaning behind the phrase 'Wherefore art thou, Romeo?', this book covers everything: from the characters, essential plotlines and the famous read more

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ISBN:

9781782434832

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

192

Dimensions:

19cm x 12cm

RRP:

$24.99

Category:

Fiction , Non-Fiction

Publisher:

Michael O'Mara Books

Published:

01 November 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Liz Ever