- Author(s):William Shakespeare, Robert Smith, Vicki Wienand
- Available from: April 2014
An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design.
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An active approach to classroom Shakespeare enables students to inhabit Shakespeare's imaginative world in accessible and creative ways. Students are encouraged to share Shakespeare's love of language, interest in character and sense of theatre. Substantially revised and extended in full colour, classroom activities are thematically organised in distinctive 'Stagecraft', 'Write about it', 'Language in the play', 'Characters' and 'Themes' features. Extended glossaries are aligned with the play text for easy reference. Expanded endnotes include extensive essay-writing guidance for 'Julius Caesar' and Shakespeare. Includes rich, exciting colour photos of performances of 'Julius Caesar' from around the world.
- Photo gallery
- Before the play begins
- List of characters
- Act 1
- Act 2
- Act 3
- Act 4
- Act 5
- Perspectives and themes
- The Roman world
- The language of Julius Caesar
- Julius Caesar in performance
- Writing about Shakespeare
- Writing about Julius Caesar
An English poet, playwright, and actor (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including collaborations, consist of approximately 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, some of uncertain authorship. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
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