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The Life of William Shakespeare : A Critical Biography, Hardback Book

The Life of William Shakespeare : A Critical Biography Hardback

Part of the Wiley Blackwell Critical Biographies series

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The Life of William Shakespeare is a fascinating and wide-ranging exploration of Shakespeare's life and works focusing on oftern neglected literary and historical contexts: what Shakespeare read, who he worked with as an author and an actor, and how these various collaborations may have affected his writing. * Written by an eminent Shakespearean scholar and experienced theatre reviewer * Pays particular attention to Shakespeare's theatrical contemporaries and the ways in which they influenced his writing * Offers an intriguing account of the life and work of the great poet-dramatist structured around the idea of memory * Explores often neglected literary and historical contexts that illuminate Shakespeare's life and works

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 512 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Biography: literary
  • ISBN: 9780631207849

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