educational resources for teaching Shakespeare
Richard Burton reads the haunting poem 'The hound of Heaven' by Francis ...The lines of the poem as wel as some background information on the poet can be found here: www.umilta.net/... I copied this superb interpretation from a 1978 LP record of which you can see part of the sleeve at the very beginning of the video. The record contains many more superbly read poems of Donne, Marlowe, Ralegh, Shakespeare, Betjeman a.o. The interpretation is just as personal as the selection.
Available FREE online Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb simple retellings of the plots of Shakespeare's plays have delighted generations of children, while serving as an excellent introduction to the dramas of our greatest playwright. Shakespeare's own language is used as much as possible to accustom children to the English of the Elizabethan age and so make easier their transition to the reading of the plays themselves. Numerous black and white illustrations Ages 10-14 449 pages