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Shakespeare's professional career

Author: Peter Thomson
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1992.
Series: Canto
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Shakespeare's career as actor and playwright, which this book tells, shows the accommodation of his remarkable talents to the circumstances of his time: the social, political and  Read more...

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Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Thomson
ISBN: 0521466555 9780521466554
OCLC Number: 257875011
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-203) and indexes.
Description: XV, 213 S : Ill, Facsims., graph. Darst., Kt ; 22 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Shakespeare and Stratford; 2. Establishing a career: of patrons and provinces; 3. Establishing a career: London, 1590; 4. A playtext and its content; 5. Servant to the Lord Chamberlain: 1594-1603; 6. Of Queen, Chamberlains, Admiral and King; 7. Servant to the King: 1603-1616; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Canto
Responsibility: Peter Thomson.

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