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Gill, Roma

Overview
Works: 104 works in 821 publications in 2 languages and 19,633 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Tragedies (Drama)  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Pastoral drama  Tragicomedies  Historical drama  Outlines and syllabi 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Redactor, Publishing director
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roma Gill
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Book )

46 editions published between 1982 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tragedy about the doomed young lovers is accompanied by historical and critical notes
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Book )

47 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical and historical notes accompany Shakespeare's drama of murder, political ambition, and the persistence of guilt
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Book )

40 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- About the play -- Leading characters in the play -- Synopsis -- A Midsummer Night's Dream: commentary -- 'of imagination all compact' -- Shakespeare's verse -- Source, date, and text -- People in the play -- A midsummer night's dream -- Classwork and examinations: Discussion of themes and topics -- Character study -- Activities -- Context questions -- Critical appreciation -- Essays -- Projects -- Background: Government -- religion -- Education -- Language -- Drama -- Theatre -- Selected further reading -- William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 -- List of Shakespeare's plays
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Book )

30 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Large 7" x 8 1/2" book with slightly larger print contains actual play text with accompanying notes on smae page, as well as line illustrations throughout. Suggestions for classwork at the end
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

31 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete and unabridged text including detailed explanations of difficult words and passages, a synopsis of the plot and summary of individual scenes, and notes on the main characters
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Book )

33 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains an introduction to the play, the text of the play, and notes
Twelfth night; or, What you will by William Shakespeare( Book )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford School Shakespeare has become the preferred introduction to the literary legacy of the greatest playwright in the English language. This exclusive collection of the Bard's best works has been designed specifically for readers new to Shakespeare's rich literary legacy. Each play is presented complete and unabridged, in large print. Every book is well illustrated, and starts with a commentary and character summary. Scene synopses and character summaries clarify confusing plots, while incisive essays explore the historical context and Shakespeare's sources. Each book ends with a complete list of Shakespeare's plays and a brief chronology of the Bard's life. The detailed explanatory notes are written clearly and positioned right next to the text--no more squinting at microscopic footnotes or flipping pages back and forth in search of endnotes! The new edition of the series features new covers and new illustrations, including both new drawings and photos from recent productions of Shakespeare's plays around the globe. In addition, the notes and the introductory material have been completely revised in line with new research and in order to make them clearer and more accessible. Finally, the entire text has been redesigned and reset to enhance readability. The new edition achieves the feat of unprecedented clarity of presentation without any cuts to the original text or the detailed explanations
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare( Book )

38 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the text of Shakespeare's tragedy about betrayal in ancient Rome and includes margin notes and tools for teachers
The tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare( Book )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To help students understand and enjoy a Shakespeare play
As you like it by William Shakespeare( Book )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roma Gill, has taught Shakespeare at all levels. She has acted in and directed Shakespeare's plays and has lectured on Shakespeare all over the world
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Book )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oxford School Shakespeare has become the preferred introduction to the literary legacy of the greatest playwright in the English language. This exclusive collection of the Bard's best works has been designed specifically for readers new to Shakespeare's rich literary legacy. Each play is presented complete and unabridged. Every book is well illustrated, and starts with a commentary and character summary, Scene synopses and character summaries clarify complex plots, while incisive essays explore the historical context and Shakespeare's sources. Each book ends with a complete list of Shakespeare's plays and a brief chronology of the Bard's life. The detailed explanatory notes are written clearly and positioned right next to the text -- no more squinting at tiny footnotes or flipping pages back and forth in search of endnotes! The new edition of the series features new covers and new illustrations, including both new drawings and photos from recent productions of Shakespeare's plays around the globe. In addition, the notes and the introductory material have been completely revised to reflect new research and enhance clarity and accessibility. Finally, the entire text has been redesigned and reset to improve readability
William Empson; the man and his work by Roma Gill( Book )

16 editions published between 1947 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume of commemorative and celebratory essays, first published in 1974, concentrates on William Empson – the critic, the poet and friend. The papers range from the biographical to the academic, but what every one suggests is the impossibility of separating the man from his work and the ‘life’ from the ‘thought’. This book constitutes an important study of Empson, his work and his impact upon people and literary studies of our time. "--Provided by publisher
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's drama about King Henry V's attempt to unite England under his rule is accompanied by commentary, a synopsis of the plot, summaries of scenes, notes on main characters, questions, and classroom activities
Doctor Faustus by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

49 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Book )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This highly accessible edition of one of the Bard's most popular comedies is designed specifically for readers new to Shakespeare's rich literary legacy. The play is presented unabridged and is copiously annotated and preceded by a commentary and character summary. A brief scene synopsis clarifies the plot. Line drawings
The tempest by William Shakespeare( Book )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Critical and historical notes accompany Shakespeare's play about a shipwrecked duke who learns to command the spirits
Women beware women by Thomas Middleton( Book )

30 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great Renaissance playwrights, Middleton wrote tragedies essentially different from either Marlowe's or Shakespeare's, being wittier than the former and more grittily ironic than the latter. The genre of 'citizen tragedy' came into its own in the eighteenth century, but Middleton can claim to have created it: Bianca, wife of a middling commercial agent, arouses the lust of the Duke of Florence and becomes his mistress, first secretly, then openly and finally, after her husband has been seduced by the scheming Lady Livia and stabbed by Livia's brother, the Duke's wife. Livia plots he
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This exclusive collection of the Bard's works has been designed specifically for readers new to Shakespeare's rich literary legacy. Each of the plays is presented unabridged and in large print, copiously annotated and preceded by a character summary and commentary. Brief scene synopses clarify confusing plots, while incisive essays describe the historical context and Shakespeare's sources. The explanatory notes are written clearly and simply, illustrated, and positioned right next to the text -- no more flipping pages back and forth to squint over microscopic footnotes! Topics for further discussion, critical comments, related essays, and a chronology of Shakespeare's life and work are included among the appendices to each volume. The books boast fine black-and-white photographs of stagings of the plays at Shakespeare Festivals around the globe. From the wide margins and big print to the extent of explanatory notes -- the full text of each play is presented in the clearest and most accessible format available
The complete works of Christopher Marlowe by Christopher Marlowe( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poet and a filthy play-maker : new essays on Christopher Marlowe( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The complete works of Christopher Marlowe
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MacbethA midsummer night's dreamHamletThe tragedy of Othello, the Moor of VeniceThe merchant of VeniceTwelfth night; or, What you willJulius CaesarThe tragedy of King Lear
Languages
English (529)

Italian (1)