Ken Ludwig, "How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare"
English | ISBN: 0307951499, 0307951502 | 2014 | 368
pages | EPUB | 6 MB
A foolproof, enormously fun method of teaching your
children the classic works of William Shakespeare
William Shakespeares plays are among the great bedrocks
of Western civilization and contain the finest writing of
the past 450 years. Many of the best novels, plays,
poetry, and films in the English language produced since
Shakespeares death in 1616—from Jane Austen to The
Godfather—are heavily influenced by Shakespeares
stories, characters, language, and themes. In a sense,
his works are a kind of Bible for the modern world,
bringing us together intellectually and spiritually. Hamlet,
Juliet, Macbeth, Ophelia, and a vast array of other
singular Shakespearean characters have become the
archetypes of our consciousness. To know some
Shakespeare provides a head start in life. In How to
Teach Your Children Shakespeare, acclaimed playwright
Ken Ludwig provides the tools you need to instill an
understanding, and a love, of Shakespeares works in
your children, and to have fun together along the way.
Ken Ludwig devised his methods while teaching his own
children, and his approach is friendly and easy to master.
Beginning with memorizing short specific passages from
Shakespeare`s plays, this method then instills children
with cultural references they will utilize for years to come.
Ludwigs approach includes understanding of the time
period and implications of Shakespeares diction as well as
the invaluable lessons behind his words and stories.
Colorfully incorporating the history of Shakespearean
theater and society, How to Teach Your Children
Shakespeare guides readers on an informed and
adventurous journey through the world in which the Bard
This books simple process allows anyone to impart to
children the wisdom of plays like A Midsummer Nights
Dream, Twelfth Night, Macbeth, and Romeo and Juliet.
And theres fun to be had along the way. Shakespeare
novices and experts, and readers of all ages, will each
find something delightfully irresistible in How to Teach
Your Children Shakespeare.
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