Edmund Rostand's play of an unsightly wordsmith's tragic love is rightly one of our greatest pieces of literature today. The tale of the man who 'fell from the moon' and his beloved Roxane has all the dramatic elements that we have come to associate with brilliant playwriting; explore the story even further with Enriched Classics detailed explanatory notes, overview of key themes, glossary, critical analysis, discussion questions and more. 216 pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 224 Vendor: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 2004 Dimensions: 6.75 X 4.20 (inches)
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Edmond Rostand's classic romance tells the unforgettable story of one unique man's bravery, loyalty, and unspoken love.
EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: A concise introduction that gives readers important background information A chronology of the author's life and work A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations Detailed explanatory notes Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience
Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential. SERIES EDITED BY CYNTHIA BRANTLEY JOHNSON