In SHAKESPEARE FOR ALL OCCASIONS‚ Barry Edelstein gathers together the timeless Shakespearean wit and wisdom that's right for the big moments in life-and some of the not-so-big moments as well-and presents it in accessible and entertaining terms. Selections are grouped by occasion and presented with lively and succinct background material.
For public speakers or letter writers hoping to enhance their remarks with some choice Shakespearean gem‚ SHAKESPEARE FOR ALL OCCASIONS provides nuts and bolts tips on pronunciation‚ delivery‚ and emphasis‚ and offers suggestions and examples that illustrate ways in which musings from the Bard can be woven into a simple and elegant speech‚ missive‚ or meditation. This "how-to" material makes SHAKESPEARE FOR ALL OCCASIONS stand out from the small number of other Shakespeare quotation books on the market. Those titles list selected lines of Shakespeare and stop there. Only this one offers the reader the practical tools necessary to use the quotes it suggests.