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living world of Shakespeare

John Wain

living world of Shakespeare

a playgoer"s guide.

by John Wain

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 239p.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20783824M


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A Year of Shakespeare gives a uniquely expert and exciting overview of the largest Shakespeare celebration the world has ever known: the World Shakespeare Festival This is the only book to describe and analyse each of the Festival's 73 productions in well-informed,lively reviews by eminent and up-and-coming scholars and critics from the UK and around the : Paperback.

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Shakespeare occupies a position unique in world poets, such as Homer and Dante, and novelists, such as Leo Tolstoy and Charles Dickens, have transcended national barriers, but no writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose plays, written in the late 16th and early 17th centuries for a small repertory theatre, are now.

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An illustrated guide to the life and times of William Shakespeare. Readers can discover his famous plays, see where he lived and worked and find out why he is one of the world’s greatest writers.

With index and contents pages for easy study, and Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites with video clips from plays and more information. World of Shakespeare: The Complete Plays and Sonnets of William Shakespeare (38 Volume Library) The set contains all the plays, excluding Two Noble Kinsmen--wherein they agree with the single-volume Pelican Shakespeare second edition--and the Sonnets, but not the other non-dramatic poetry, which the single volume does contain/5(51).

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