T.J.B. Spencer: essay and books

T.J.B. Spencer
Author's Genres:
Young Adult :: Fiction :: Romance :: School :: Poetry :: High School :: Drama :: Literature :: Classics :: Academic :: Theatre :: Plays :: Read For School

All books by T.J.B. Spencer:

Four Tragedies: Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth

Four Tragedies: Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth

The doomed marriage of Desdemona to the Moor Othello is the focus of a storm of tension, incited by the consummately evil villain Iago, that culminates in one of the most deeply moving scenes in theatrical history. King Lear Here is the famous and moving tragedy of a king who...
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Shakespeare's Plutarch: The Lives Julius Caesar Brutus Marcus Antonius Coriolanus Translation Sir Thomas

Shakespeare's Plutarch: The Lives Julius Caesar Brutus Marcus Antonius Coriolanus Translation Sir Thomas

The translations, once described as 'worthy to stand with Malory's Morte d'Arthur on either side the English Bible', are in themselves a great read. Plutarch's understanding of character and North's vigorous use of the English language ensure that for anyone who has sensed the creative vitality...
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Romeo and Juliet

Romeo and Juliet

Part of The New Penguin Shakespeare series, this text looks at Romeo and Juliet with an introduction, a list of further reading, commentary and a short account of the textual problems of the play. The series is used and recommended by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
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Hamlet

Hamlet

The New Penguin Shakespeare offers a complete edition of the plays and poems. Each volume hs been newly prepared from the original texts and includes an introduction, a list of further reading, a full and helpful commentary, and a short account of the textual problems of the play.
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Hetty Dorval

Hetty Dorval

This first novel, written in 1947 by one of Canada's most distinguished novelists, is a quiet, subtle, morally complex book about a young girl's growth from innocence to maturity. Hetty Dorval seems to have behaved unconventionally, indeed immorally ('a very ugly story has followed her from...

Sexual Morality

Sexual Morality

This work critically examines types of argument about issues in sexual morality. Its two aims are to show, with examples, how apparently abstract moral philosophy bears on practical problems, and to contribute to the resolution of issues that were controversial when it was written.

Adam Bede

Adam Bede

Adam Bede is a hardy young carpenter who cares for his aging mother. His one weakness is the woman he loves blindly: the trifling town beauty, Hetty Sorrel, whose only delights are her baubles-and the delusion that the careless Captain Donnithorne may ask for her hand. Betrayed by their...