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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 22 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold by Margaret Atwood
    Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold - by Margaret Atwood

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099594024 | ISBN 10: 0099594021

    ‘It’s got a thunderstorm in it. And revenge. Definitely revenge.’   Felix is at the top of his game as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. His productions have amazed and confounded. Now he’s staging a Tempest like no oth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vinegar Girl: The Taming of the Shrew Retold by Anne Tyler
    Vinegar Girl: The Taming of the Shrew Retold - by Anne Tyler

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099589877 | ISBN 10: 0099589877

    *** As read on Radio 4 ***   ‘You can’t get around Kate Battista as easily as all that’   Kate Battista is feeling stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her eccentric scientist father and uppity, pretty younger sister Bunny ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shakespeare, Race and Performance: The Diverse Bard by Delia Jarrett-Macauley
    Shakespeare, Race and Performance: The Diverse Bard - by Delia Jarrett-Macauley

    £24.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781138913820 | ISBN 10: 1138913820

    What does it mean to study Shakespeare within a multicultural society? And who has the power to transform Shakespeare?   The Diverse Bard explores how Shakespeare has been adapted by artists born on the margins of the Empire, and how actors of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shylock is My Name: The Merchant of Venice Retold by Howard Jacobson
    Shylock is My Name: The Merchant of Venice Retold - by Howard Jacobson

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099593287 | ISBN 10: 0099593289

    Winner of the Booker Prize AS SEEN ON BBC IMAGINE   �Who is this guy, Dad? What is he doing here?�  With an absent wife and a daughter going off the rails, wealthy art collector and philanthropist Simon Strulovitch is in need of someone ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gap of Time: The Winter
    The Gap of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold - by Jeanette Winterson

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780099598190 | ISBN 10: 0099598191

    "All of us have talismanic texts that we have carried around and that carry us around. I have worked with The Winters Tale in many disguises for many years... And I love cover versions "(Jeanette Winterson) The Winters Tale is one of Shakespear ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shakespeare: Poet and Citizen by Victor Kiernan, with an introduction by Michael Wood
    Shakespeare: Poet and Citizen - by Victor Kiernan, with an introduction by Michael Wood

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783606719 | ISBN 10: 1783606711

    Although Shakespeare is rightly celebrated for the continued relevancy of his plays and poetry today, we too often lose sight of the wider historical context which shaped his work.   In Shakespeare: Poet and Citizen, Victor Kiernan shows that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eight Tragedies of Shakespeare by Victor Kiernan, with an introduction by Terry Eagleton
    Eight Tragedies of Shakespeare - by Victor Kiernan, with an introduction by Terry Eagleton

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783606887 | ISBN 10: 1783606886

    The seventeenth century saw the brief flowering of tragic drama across Western Europe. And in the plays of William Shakespeare, this form of drama found its greatest exponent. These Tragedies, Kiernan argues, represented the artistic expression of a ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear by James Shapiro
    1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear - by James Shapiro

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571235797 | ISBN 10: 0571235794

    Ten years ago James Shapiro won the Samuel Johnson Prize for his bestseller 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare. Now, to mark the forthcoming 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, comes a compelling look at a no less extraordinary yea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shakespeare in Swahililand: Adventures with the Ever-Living Poet by Edward Wilson-Lee
    Shakespeare in Swahililand: Adventures with the Ever-Living Poet - by Edward Wilson-Lee

    £20.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780008146191 | ISBN 10: 0008146195

    Published to commemorate 400th anniversary of Shakespeares death in April 2016, a breathtaking exploration into Shakespeare as a Global poet. Whilst travelling in Luxor, Edward Wilson-Lee encountered a man who called out to him from the summer s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary by David Crystal and Ben Crystal
    Oxford Illustrated Shakespeare Dictionary - by David Crystal and Ben Crystal

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780192737502 | ISBN 10: 0192737503

    * Best for content - over 4000 age-appropriate entries on difficult Shakespearean words and meanings help to build extensive Shakespearean vocabulary  * Best for context - carefully levelled example sentences from the twelve most studied play ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shakespeare
    Shakespeare's Guide to Parenting - by James Andrews

    £8.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780224101158 | ISBN 10: 0224101153

    William Shakespeare, dad of three, knew a few things about parenting and there is nothing better than a Shakespeare quote when it comes to having the last word with your kids.  Ever wondered why your baby is crying? Why your teenager neve ... more

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  • Cover image of book Romeo and Juliet in Palestine: Teaching Under Occupation by Tom Sperlinger
    Romeo and Juliet in Palestine: Teaching Under Occupation - by Tom Sperlinger

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782796374 | ISBN 10: 1782796371

    Is 'Romeo and Juliet' really a love story, or is it a play about young people living in dangerous circumstances? How might life under occupation produce a new reading of 'Julius Caesar'? What choices must a group of Palestinian students make, when pu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reading Revolution: Shakespeare on Robben Island by Ashwin Desai
    Reading Revolution: Shakespeare on Robben Island - by Ashwin Desai

    £13.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781608462728 | ISBN 10: 1608462722

    "Somehow, Shakespeare always seems to have something to say to us."(Nelson Mandela) The prison authorities on apartheid South Africa's Robben Island strictly censored the reading materials inmates received from the outside world. Yet, the prisoner ... more

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  • Cover image of book Will by Christopher Rush
    Will - by Christopher Rush

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846972782 | ISBN 10: 1846972787

    For the first time in 400 years, an author has dared to take on the voice of the world's most famous playwright. Christopher Rush's extraordinary novel takes as its dramatic theme the deathbed meeting between William Shakespeare and his lawyer, as t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shakespeare Insult Generator: Mix and Match More Than 150,000 Insults in the Bard
    Shakespeare Insult Generator: Mix and Match More Than 150,000 Insults in the Bard's Own Words - by Barry Kraft

    £8.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781452127750 | ISBN 10: 1452127751

    Put dullards and miscreants in their place with more than 150,000 handy mix-and-match insults in the bards own words.   This entertaining insult generator and flip book collects hundreds of words from Shakespeares most pointed barbs and all ... more

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  • Cover image of book Romeo and Juliet (Graphic Novel) by William Shakespeare, adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds
    Romeo and Juliet (Graphic Novel) - by William Shakespeare, adapted and illustrated by Gareth Hinds

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780763668075 | ISBN 10: 0763668079

    Shes a Capulet. Hes a Montague. But when Romeo and Juliet first meet, they dont know theyre from rival families and when they find out, they dont care. Their love is honest and raw and all-consuming. But its also dangerous. How much will they ... more

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  • Cover image of book Introducing Shakespeare: A Graphic Guide by Mick Groom and Piero
    Introducing Shakespeare: A Graphic Guide - by Mick Groom and Piero

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848311152 | ISBN 10: 184831115x

    Shakespeares absolute pre-eminence is simply unparalleled. His plays pack theatres and provide Hollywood with blockbuster scripts; his works inspire mountains of scholarship and criticism every year. He has given us many of the very words we speak, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shakespeare for Beginners by Brandon Toropov and Josseph Lee
    Shakespeare for Beginners - by Brandon Toropov and Josseph Lee

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781934389294 | ISBN 10: 1934389293

    Despite the reshifting of values that has affected every aspect of life in the 21st century, William Shakespeare still stands as the greatest writer the English language has ever produced. Even so, many people have never read him. If you have never r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shakespeare by Bill Bryson
    Shakespeare - by Bill Bryson

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007197903 | ISBN 10: 000719790x

    World-famous writer Bill Bryson brings us this brilliantly readable biography of our greatest dramatist and poet, William Shakespeare.  Examining centuries of myths, half-truths and downright lies, Bill Bryson tries to make sense of the man b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shakespeare
    Shakespeare's Wife - by Germaine Greer

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780747593003 | ISBN 10: 0747593000

    Little is known about the wife of the world's most famous playwright, but much is said about her. Ann Hathaway has been mocked and vilified by scholars for centuries. The glaring omission of her name from Shakespeare's will has been gleefully used b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beginning Shakespeare by Lisa Hopkins
    Beginning Shakespeare - by Lisa Hopkins

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780719064234 | ISBN 10: 0719064236

    Beginning Shakespeare introduces students to the study of Shakespeare and grounds their understanding of his work in theoretical discourses. It breaks down fears and preconceptions to offer students both a map of the current critical practices of oth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shakespeare, Race and Colonialism by Ania Loomba
    Shakespeare, Race and Colonialism - by Ania Loomba

    £18.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780198711742 | ISBN 10: 0198711743

    For centuries, plays like Othello and The Tempest have spoken about 'race' to audiences whose lives have been, and continue to be, enormously affected by the racial question. But are concepts such as 'race' or 'racism', 'xenophobia', 'ethnicity', or ... more

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