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Â Evoke the Shakespearean era with this innovative, student-oriented approach to learning about Shakespeare's life and Elizabethan theatre. Live footage of significant places in Shakespeare's life, archival illustrations, quotations from his plays, and comments from historians add a depth and authenticity rarely found in programs on Shakespeare. As your students better understand the cultural, literary, and political context of Elizabethan England, they will truly come to know the greatest English-speaking dramatist and poet ever known. What also sets this program apart from the others is the extensive teacher's guide, whose lesson plans stress student involvement in creative activities. Don't begin any study of a Shakespearean play without this exceptional introduction.