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Introducing Shakespeare

Author: G B Harrison
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The author deals first and foremost with the legend and then with the life. In the light of modern research he explores the Elizabethan playhouse with the help of a set of graphic reconstructions and examines the effect of its complicated structure on the play itself. But it is in the chapter on the Lord Chamberlain Players that Shakespeare and his associates are most clearly seen against a background of theatrical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harrison, G.B. (George Bagshawe), 1894-1991.
Introducing Shakespeare.
Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1966
(OCoLC)586905533
Online version:
Harrison, G.B. (George Bagshawe), 1894-1991.
Introducing Shakespeare.
Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1966
(OCoLC)607750081
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G B Harrison
ISBN: 0140136134 9780140136135
OCLC Number: 1148701
Description: 232 pages frontispiece, illustrations (including portraits) facsimiles, diagrams 19 cm
Responsibility: [by] G.B. Harrison.

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Provides a background to Shakespeare's plays. The author shows how Shakespeare came to occupy his current position at the pinnacle of English literature, how little we know of his life and how recent  Read more...

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