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William Shakespeare

Author: William Baker
Publisher: London : New York : Continuum, 2009.
Series: Writers' lives (Continuum (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to Shakespeare's life and work which focuses on what we know, assessing the differing theories and avoiding speculation. It offers a reassessment of Shakespeare and his creative  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baker, William, 1944-
William Shakespeare.
London : New York : Continuum, 2009
(OCoLC)890605321
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William / 1564-1616 / Criticism and interpretation Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Baker
ISBN: 9781847064080 1847064086 9781847064097 1847064094
OCLC Number: 310401938
Description: xii, 177 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Early life: birth, upbringing, family, marriage --
England at the time --
London: the Elizabethan stage, the early history plays --
The poems and sonnets --
Working dramatist: the comedies --
Political unrest: Elizabeth's last years --
The tragedies --
The new regime, the problem plays --
Shakespeare as collaborator --
The last years: the late romances --
Conclusion: Shakespeare's life enshrined.
Series Title: Writers' lives (Continuum (Firm))
Responsibility: William Baker.

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