Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
  

Romeo and Juliet

Written by William Shakespeare
Part of the Heinemann Shakespeare Series

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This exciting new edition of "Romeo and Juliet" includes a new 32-page section of activities focusing on the four key areas of assessment for the KS3 Shakespeare Test.This Heinemann Shakespeare edition of "Romeo and Juliet" includes: stimulating scene-by-scene activities structured around Character, Theme, Language, Performance and Plot; extensive guidance and accessible exploratory activities focusing on the play as a whole; and, accessible notes and summaries to help ensure students' understanding.

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Synopsis

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

This exciting new edition of "Romeo and Juliet" includes a new 32-page section of activities focusing on the four key areas of assessment for the KS3 Shakespeare Test.This Heinemann Shakespeare edition of "Romeo and Juliet" includes: stimulating scene-by-scene activities structured around Character, Theme, Language, Performance and Plot; extensive guidance and accessible exploratory activities focusing on the play as a whole; and, accessible notes and summaries to help ensure students' understanding.

About the Author

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "The Bard"). His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon. At the age of 18, he married Anne Hathaway, who bore him three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Between 1585 and 1592, he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part owner of a playing company called the Lord Chamberlain's Men, later known as the King's Men. He appears to have retired to Stratford around 1613, where he died three years later.

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Format

Hardback
296 pages

Author

William Shakespeare
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Publisher

Pearson Education Ltd

Publication date

1st August 2008

ISBN

9780435026493

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