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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
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
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
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2895
LC item number
.R67 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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
System control number
(OCoLC)994521838
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
System control number
(OCoLC)994521838

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