Part of the 'Complete Idiot's Guide' series.
'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Shakespeare' shows you how to understand the world of the Bard and appreciate all of the wit and drama in his plays and sonnets. In this guide you get:
- solid background information on Shakespeare and the time in which he lived
- tips for understanding - and untangling - Elizabethan English
- detailed explanations of all of the Bard's famous plays, including a rundown of the characters in each work
- valuable hints to help you catch complex or antiquated references and allusions
- photos from famous performances on the stage and screen.