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White, Three Children and Shakespeare (Endpapers)

Modern children contemplate Shakespearean theatrical institutions and historical difference in the book’s apt endpapers.

Lamb, Tales from Shakespeare [1923] (Midsummer Night's Dream)

An illustration for the Lamb’s telling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Puck disrupts churning. Again the depicted vignette is not part of the play or story but merely referenced in it.

Lamb, Tales from Shakespeare [1923] (Cymbeline)

An illustration for the Lambs’ telling of Cymbeline. Iachimo sneaks out of the chest where he has concealed himself to spy on sleeping Imogen. The Petershams emphasize the textures and lineation of the room’s furnishings as well as Iachimo’s sly…

Lamb, Tales from Shakespeare [1901] (Measure for Measure Pages 208-209)

Excerpt from Measure for Measure (Pages 208-209)
Characters’ motives and actions are stated in the Lambs’ Tales, where readers of the plays must interpret them for themselves.

Lamb, Tales from Shakespeare [1901] (Measure for Measure Pages 202-203)

Excerpt from Measure for Measure (Pages 202-203)
The Lambs’ adaptations make many changes to Shakespeare’s texts. In their Measure for Measure, the play’s sexual content is relayed euphemistically. Elaborate exposition and interpretation of the…

Shakespeare: Ten Great Plays (Macbeth)

Malcolm’s besieging army, looking festive with trumpets, pennants, and branches from Birnam Wood, unsettles Macbeth.

White, Will Shakespeare and the Globe Theater (Pages 58-59)

Pages 58-59: White depicts the influence of Marlowe on Shakespeare.

White, Will Shakespeare and the Globe Theater (Pages 56-57)

Pages 56-57: At the start of his writing career, Shakespeare assesses his achievements, acknowledging that Titus Andronicus “was not a good play” despite its popularity. This view of Titus reflects the critical consensus of her own day more than…

White, Will Shakespeare and the Globe Theater (Pages 42-43)

Pages 42-43: Young Shakespeare proves a poor prospect as an actor. James Burbage notes that his company needs “plays…not players.”

Godwin, The Greenwood Tree: A Portrait of William Shakespeare (Pages 104-105)

Pages 104-105: Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and Christopher Marlowe debate the age’s potential for literary greatness at a tavern, as a happy barmaid hoists a tankard.