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Callaghan, Dympna

Who Was William Shakespeare: An Introduction to the Life and Works

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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

Keywords: Shakespeare, Shakespeare, Renaissance, Elizabethan, Anonymous, drama, Histories, Comedies, Tragedies, biography

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
320 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118312278
Printed ISBN
9780470658475

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