York Notes Advanced: As You Like It : 9780582414617

York Notes Advanced: As You Like It

Sowerby Robin
 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9780582414617
ISBN 10
 
058241461X
Published
 
24/06/1999
Published by
 
Pearson United Kingdom
Pages
 
128
Format
 
Available on demand
 
Title type
Book
$19.99
 
 
 
Description
Everything you need to know about As You Like It to succeed in your A Level or undergraduate studies.

Whether you’re an A Level student or an undergraduate, York Notes Advanced provide everything you need to know about Shakespeare’s pastoral comedy of concealed identities, from Act and Scene summaries and extended commentaries to analysis of key characters including Rosalind, Celia and Orlando, and key themes such as ‘Romantic Love’ and ‘Love as Folly’. You’ll find in-depth notes on plot and design, language and imagery, along with overviews of key critical responses and relevant contexts, all of which will enable you to reach the best possible understanding of the text and to develop your own critical ideas.

Table of contents
  • Study methods
  • Introduction to the text
  • Summaries with critical notes
  • Themes and techniques
  • Textual analysis of key passages
  • Author biography
  • Historical and literary background
  • Modern and historical critical approaches
  • Chronology
  • Glossary of literary terms
Features & benefits

This book has been specially written for the needs of A-level and undergraduate students. This book enables students to appreciate contrasting interpretations of the text and develop their own critical thinking.

Key Features:

  • Study methods
  • Introduction to the text
  • Summaries with critical notes
  • Themes and techniques
  • Textual analysis of key passages
  • Author biography
  • Historical and literary background
  • Modern and historical critical approaches
  • Chronology
  • Glossary of literary terms