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The players : a novel of the young Shakespeare

Author: Stephanie Cowell
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A fictionalized biography of Shakespeare, tracing his life as a young man. After working in Stratford for his father who made gloves, he abandons his wife and children for an acting career and struggles as a playwright, writing sonnets for patrons while having affairs with both sexes. The story is told against the background of everyday life in 16th Century London.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Cowell
ISBN: 0393040607 9780393040609
OCLC Number: 35280612
Description: 252 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Stephanie Cowell.
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A fictionalized biography of Shakespeare, tracing his life as a young man. After working in Stratford for his father who made gloves, he abandons his wife and children for an acting career and struggles as a playwright, writing sonnets for patrons while having affairs with both sexes. The story is told against the background of everyday life in 16th Century London.

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