A fully updated edition of the essential literature reference book, featuring reviews of the bestselling and most acclaimed novels of all time, along with more than 500 colour images of original book jackets.
Seamus Heaney had the idea to form a personal selection of poems from across the entire arc of his writing life, small yet comprehensive enough to serve as an introduction for all comers. But now, finally, the project has been returned to, resulting in an intimate gathering of poems chosen and introduced by the Heaney family.
Essays by students and former students attached to the FVZS Institute for Student Leadership Development at Stellenbosch University. / Essays deur studente en voormalige studente verbonde aan die FVZS Instituut vir Studenteleierskapsontwikkeling aan die Universiteit Stellenbosch.
Sewe is die getal van heiligheid, van voltooiing en vervulling, ’n volmaakte sirkel. Gilbert Gibson se vierde digbundel is ’n konfrontasie met die simboliese lading van hierdie getal, ’n woordestryd teen die wete dat voltooiing die einde beteken, dat volmaaktheid noodwendig ook die dood impliseer.
One of Shakespeare's late plays, The Winter's Tale falls into two distinct parts: the first part tragedy and the second, comedy. John Pitcher's lively introduction and commentary explores the extraordinary merging of theatrical forms in the play and its success in performance.
A new readable and accessible translation of Brecht's satirical masterpiece by Alistair Beaton, published to coincide with the world premiere by Shared Experience. Written by the grand master of storytelling and peopled with vivid and amusing characters, this is one of the greatest plays of the last century.
Equips readers with an understanding of one of Shakespeare's greatest plays - The Hamlet. This work offers an illustrated Introduction to the play's historical, cultural and performance contexts and a survey of critical approaches to the play.
Suzanne Gossett offers a full and critical performance history, with an introduction showing how the play's performance history has paralled the criticism. It then gives an interpretation of this two-generation romance, with its successive male and female central characters, based on a reading 'through the family', and influenced by the feminist and new historicist criticism of the last two decades. The edition integrates cumulative research on Shakespeare's collaborative authorship and the tra
"The Passionate Shepherd to His Love," "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" "Death, be not proud," "The Raven," "The Road Not Taken," plus works by Blake, Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, Keats, many others. Includes 13 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
John Wilders - literary advisor to the BBC TV Shakespeare series - brings thorough scholarship and a practical understanding of performance needs to this new edition. Clarity, accessibility and rigour are the hallmarks of an edition which will provide invaluable guidance for all its readers. "This edition has a very helpful introduction and good clear text, as well as the exceptionally excellent and detailed notes." Dr Michael Herbert, St Andrews University "a useful treatment of a complex play