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|Named Person:||William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tarnya Cooper; Marcia R Pointon; James Shapiro; Stanley Wells; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain); Yale Center for British Art.
|Notes:||Accompanies the exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery, London, March 2-May 29, 2006, and the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, June 24-September 27, 2006.|
|Description:||239 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm|
|Contents:||'Sweet master Shakespeare': 1564-1616 / Stanley Wells --
Shakespeare's professional world / James Shapiro --
Silent 'oratory': portrait painting in England around 1600 / Tarnya Cooper --
Catalogue: Shakespeare's face: his known likeness --
Likeness and myth: the search for Shakespeare's portrait --
The early years: Shakespeare's family and his life in Stratford-upon-Avon --
Elizabethan theatre: London playhouses in the 1580s --
The established playwright: patrons and players, wealth and reputation --
At court: the Essex Rebellion and the king's men --
Poets and playwrights: Shakespeare's contemporaries --
Death and legacy: the will and the plays --
National identity and the afterlife of Shakespeare's portraits / Marcia Pointon.
|Responsibility:||Tarnya Cooper ; with essays by Marcia Pointon, James Shapiro, and Stanley Wells.|