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Heims, Neil

Overview
Works: 18 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 2,803 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television plays  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Biography  Study guides  Juvenile works  Television programs  Personal narratives 
Classifications: PR2819.A2, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Neil Heims
Bloom's how to write about Shakespeare's histories by Neil Heims ( )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's history plays, including Richard III, Henry V, and the two parts of Henry IV, spring to life with all the drama of the feuds, rivalries, and epic battles on which they were based. Bloom's How to Write about Shakespeare's Histories gives students a hand with composing an effective essay, suggesting sample paper topics and providing an overview of each work covered. An introduction by scholar Harold Bloom, bibliographies, and an index round out the volume.--From publisher description
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Book )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides a plot synopsis, list of characters, and analysis of several key passages, and a selection of the best criticism on Othello through the centuries
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Book )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume features a newly edited text of King Lear based on the earliest printed text of the play, along with detailed notes and performance annotations
J.R.R. Tolkien by Neil Heims ( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tempest ( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For many, "The Tempest" constitutes Shakespeare's farewell to the stage. It seems to foreshadow a powerful movement of retreat, and it stands as one of the most evocative and moving explorations of human possibilities and limits. Contains a selection of criticism through the centuries on "The Tempest", as well as a biography of Shakespeare
The merchant of Venice ( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Several themes are presented within the framework of a traditional comedy that calls for the triumph of young lovers over their unromantic elders. Contains a selection of the finest criticism through the centuries on "The Merchant of Venice", as well as a biography of Shakespeare
Henry IV, Part I by Harold Bloom ( Book )
10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains a selection of the criticism through the centuries on the play. This study guide includes: an accessible summary, analysis of key passages, a comprehensive list of characters, and a biography of Shakespeare
Allen Ginsberg by Neil Heims ( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains a biography of American poet Allen Ginsberg, author of "Howl, " and includes information on his academic life, the influences that shaped his writing, how he traveled the world, and became a political and cultural spokesman for a generation. Includes chronology and bibliography
Antony and Cleopatra by Harold Bloom ( Book )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of essays discussing aspects of William Shakespeare's historical play about the struggle between love and power which ultimately led to Cleopatra's death
Tortured noble : the story of Leo Tolstoy by Neil Heims ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heims portrays the author of War and Peace and Anna Karenina as a man difficult to ignore, dismiss--or like. This volume emphasizes the indecision of Tolstoy's early years and the radical Christianity of his last decades
Reading The diary of Anne Frank by Neil Heims ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide to reading "The Diary of Anne Frank," providing discussion on the text, and discussion of narrative technique, plot, setting, and themes and symbols
Reading The adventures of Tom Sawyer by Neil Heims ( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion of the plot, setting, themes, and characters in Mark Twain's famous book
William Shakespeare by Harold Bloom ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collect critical essays written from the sixteenth through the early-twentieth centuries about the British playwright and his works
Reading Johnny Tremain by Neil Heims ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A discussion of the plot, setting, themes, and characters in Esther Forbes's famous book
Henry IV, Part 1. Bloom's Shakespeare Through the Ages ( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considered by many to be the most artistically successful of Shakespeare's history plays, "Henry IV" (Part I) continues to thrill audiences and readers. This invaluable new study guide to one of Shakespeare's greatest plays contains a selection of the finest criticism through the centuries on the play. Students will also benefit from the introduction by Harold Bloom, an accessible summary, analysis of key passages, a comprehensive list of characters, a biography of Shakespeare, and more
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Lear, King of Britain, has three daughters: Goneril, Regan and Cordelia. Intending to divide his kingdom among his daughters according to their affection for him, he asks them to say which loves him most. Goneril and Regan profess their extreme affection, and each receives one-third of the kingdom. Cordelia, disgusted with their hollow flattery, says she loves him according to her duty, no more or less. Infuriated with this reply, Lear divides her portion between Goneril and Regan. Eventually, the two daughters reveal their true heartlessness and a tragic chain of events are set into motion." -- Container
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Shakespeare's play about the tragic consequences of jealousy. Othello appoints Cassio as his chief lieutenant, arousing the jealosy of Iago, who conspires to undo them both. Iago tells Othello that his wife, the beautiful Desdemona, is having an affair with Cassio. Othello strangles Desdemona before learning of Iago's evil, and then kills himself in remorse
Fathers and daughters in the plays of Shakespeare by Neil Heims ( Book )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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