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Shakespeare in an hour

Author: Christopher Baker
Publisher: Hanover, N.H. : In an Hour Books, 2010, ©2009.
Series: Playwrights in an hour.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In 1587, when William Shakespeare was twenty-three, the acting troupe Queen's Men played in his hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon with one player short. Shakespeare's childhood fascination with theater suddenly found a perfect outlet--he joined the Queen's Men and replaced the missing actor. Shortly thereafter young William traveled to London in pursuit of an acting career. But acting soon gave way to an even more  Read more...
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Baker, Christopher.
Shakespeare in an hour.
Hanover, N.H. : In an Hour Books, 2010, ©2009
(OCoLC)768191416
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Baker
ISBN: 9781936232048 1936232049
OCLC Number: 495270877
Notes: "Introduction by Robert Brustein"--Cover.
Description: xiv, 82 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Shakespeare: in a minute --
Shakespeare: his works --
Onstage with Shakespeare: introducing colleagues and contemporaries of William Shakespeare --
Shakespeare in an hour --
Dramatic moments from the major plays --
Shakespeare: the reading room.
Series Title: Playwrights in an hour.
Responsibility: by Christopher Baker.

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"In 1587, when William Shakespeare was twenty-three, the acting troupe Queen's Men played in his hometown of Stratford-upon-Avon with one player short. Shakespeare's childhood fascination with theater suddenly found a perfect outlet--he joined the Queen's Men and replaced the missing actor. Shortly thereafter young William traveled to London in pursuit of an acting career. But acting soon gave way to an even more glorious adventure when Shakespeare realized that he might have a talent for writing plays." This book provides a basic understanding and appreciation of Shakespeare's work.

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