9780470658468

Who Was William Shakespeare An Introduction to the Life and Works

  • ISBN 13:

    9780470658468

  • ISBN 10:

    0470658460

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 01/14/2013
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

A new study of Shakespeare's life and times, which illuminates our understanding and appreciation of his works - Combines an accessible fully historicised treatment of both the life and the plays, suited to both undergraduate and popular audiences - Looks at 24 of the most significant plays and the sonnets through the lens of various aspects of Shakespeare's life and historical environment - Addresses four of the most significant issues that shaped Shakespeare's career: education, religion, social status, and theatre - Examines theatre as an institution and the literary environment of early modern London - Explains and dispatches conspiracy theories about authorship

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