The new teaching of Shakespeare in schools

with illustrations from the plays of "Julius Caesar" and "A Midsummer Night"s Dream" by Stanley Wood

Publisher: George Gill in London

Written in English
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  • English literature,
  • Study and teaching

Edition Notes

Statementby Stanley Wood
The Physical Object
Pagination57 p.
Number of Pages57
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26896269M

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For any device - Tablet, PC, large smart phone, you name it - with a browser and internet connection. Act 1 Scene 2 from “Twelfth Night”. (Photo: Folger Education) I work at a college preparatory school for students with language based learning differences, and I teach a yearlong course on the works of Shakespeare.

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