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One of the best ways for modern readers to develop an appreciation for Shakespeare is by discovering how frequently his works are reinvented by today's young adult authors. Heirs to Shakespeare puts the Bard into conversation with these authors and helps bring Renaissance drama to life. This innovative approach to curriculum design bridges the artificial gap between canonical authors and contemporary writers. At the same time, it demonstrates how reading for personal pleasure and reading Shakespeare can be complementary goals.
Unlike other books that "pair" classic and contemporary books, this one provides readings and specific analysis of the Shakespearean influence underpinning many young adult novels. Important features include:
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Megan Lynn Isaac is an associate professor of English at Youngstown State University, where she teaches courses in children's literature, Shakespeare, and writing.
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