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Oxford School Shakespeare

Bringing Shakespeare to all your students

Oxford School Shakespeare offers an accessible approach which helps students to understand and enjoy Shakespeare's plays.

  • Complete and unabridged texts
  • Clear students' notes with detailed explanation of difficult words and passages
  • Two column format makes references and explanations more immediate
  • Photographs from theatre productions offer alternative interpretations
  • Plot summaries at the beginning of each scene ensure that students understand the story
  • A range of thought-provoking activities encourage close work with the text 
  • Background information on Elizabethan England provide contextual support
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Series contains:

  • 21 plays
  • Reading Guides for Romeo & Juliet and As You Like It
  • Romeo & Juliet OxBox CD-ROM
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  • A cumulative tour de force, which is full of passion and vitality. This everyone's passport to Shakespeare.

    Times Educational Supplement

  • Thorough and scholarly in approach

    The School Librarian

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Oxford School Shakespeare