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Shakespeare on toast : getting a taste for the Bard

Author: Ben Crystal
Publisher: London : Icon, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Who's afraid of William Shakespeare? Just about everyone. He wrote too much and what he did write is inaccessible and elitist. Right? Wrong. Ben Crystal, 'the Jamie Oliver of Shakespeare' (BBC Radio 5), sweeps the cobwebs from the Bard and finds Shakespeare's own voice amid the poetry, revealing both the man and his work to be relevant, accessible and full of beans"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
Outlines and syllabi
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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Crystal
ISBN: 9781848310544 1848310544
OCLC Number: 823318833
Notes: "Previously published in the UK in 2008 and 2009 by Icon Books, Ltd."--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 263 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Ben Crystal.

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Who's afraid of William Shakespeare? Just about everyone. He wrote too much and what he did write is inaccessible and elitist. Right? Wrong. This title knocks the stuffing from the staid old myth of  Read more...

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'Ben Crystal's excellent book is an ideal way to gain an understanding of why Shakespeare is so brilliant and so enjoyable.' -- Sir Richard Eyre 'This is a brilliantly enjoyable, light-hearted look Read more...

 
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