Colin Butler

Colin Butler, for many years the head of the English department at a British grammar school, lives in Canterbury, England, where he writes on literary subjects.

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The Practical Shakespeare · The Plays in Practice and on the Page
By Colin Butler

A comprehensive treatment of Shakespeare’s plays, The Practical Shakespeare: The Plays in Practice and on the Page illuminates for a general audience how and why the plays work so well.

"A resource for high school teachers and their advanced students, for undergraduate faculty and their students in survey courses that include some of the Bard’s plays, and for the occasional theatergoer. The Practical Shakespeare is highly readable, informative, and thought-provoking."

Ronald Salomone, coeditor of Teaching Shakespeare into the Twenty-first Century