1964: Shakespeare for Young Players, by Robertson Davies

By (author)Robertson Davies


“Shakespeare for Young Players,” penned by esteemed Canadian author Robertson Davies in 1964, serves as an engaging and accessible introduction to the works of William Shakespeare for younger audiences. Davies, known for his profound contributions to literature and theater, utilizes his expertise to adapt Shakespeare’s complex plays into a format that is more digestible and appealing for children and teenagers. His approach involves simplifying the Bard’s intricate language and themes while preserving the essence of the original works. This book likely offers either adapted narratives or insightful analyses of Shakespeare’s plays, aimed at demystifying the renowned playwright’s content for a younger demographic.

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Shakespeare for Young Players, by Robertson Davies, illustrated by Grant Macdonald, published by Clarke, Irwin & Company in Toronto in 1964. 255 pages.

Hardcover volume with pictorial cover. Minor rubbing, wear and scratching on cover. Back cover appears to have been stapled, with the staple going through the coverboard and several pages. Back cover has minor coloring in blue ink. Book block is tightly bound, very clean, no writing o1964r markings. The page with list of illustrations is partially separated from the spine. Stamped “St. Andrew’s Jr. High School English Department” on top page edges. Please see photos to confirm condition.

Weight .33 kg
Dimensions 20 × 14 × 3 cm



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