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Great Elizabethan playwrights

Author: Don Nardo
Publisher: San Diego [Calif.] : Lucent Books, ©2003.
Series: Lucent library of historical eras., Elizabethan England.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the origins of English-speaking theater and includes facts about seven early Elizabethan playwrights, including William Shakespeare.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Nardo
ISBN: 1590180178 9781590180174
OCLC Number: 48435282
Description: 112 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Birth of the English-speaking theater --
"On Your Imaginary Forces Work" : the Elizabethan theater --
The courtly dreamer : John Lyly --
Father of the revenge tragedy : Thomas Kyd --
Poet of pageant and drama : George Peele --
A man at war within himself : Robert Greene --
Risk-taker and mystery-maker : Christopher Marlowe --
A playwright for all time : William Shakespeare --
Shrewd critic of human follies : Ben Jonson.
Series Title: Lucent library of historical eras., Elizabethan England.
Responsibility: by Don Nardo.

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Discusses the origins of English-speaking theater and includes facts about seven early Elizabethan playwrights, including William Shakespeare.

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