The Tempest

The Tempest

  • Paperback
By (author) 

List price: US$17.13

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks


THE COMPLETE TEXT WITH EXPLANATORY NOTES IN COMIC BOOK FORMAT Teachers the world over are despairing these days of how to get students interested in Shakespeare. In this increasingly visual age, dense lines of text in small print with many unfamiliar and archaic words and expressions are making it nearly impossible for Shakespeare's work to capture the imagination of a new generation of readers. But every student in Australia will have to study at least one of Shakespeare's plays during their secondary schooling, and many will have to write about a Shakespeare text for their final exams - avoiding it is not an option. Nor should it be- as the success of Baz Lurhman's adaptation of Romeo and Juliet shows, the right kind of approach can bring Shakespeare to life for students as never before. Acclaimed cartoonist David Messer has created a unique comic book format, which combines the visual impact of a play or film with the literary depth of a conventional text. The complete text is illustrated panel by panel, with clear explanatory notes provided beneath each panel to help the reader's understanding without interrupting the flow of the play. This format will also appeal to lovers o
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 154 x 233 x 9mm | 182g
  • Random House Australia
  • Milsons Point, Australia
  • 1740513991
  • 9781740513999