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Author: Peter Ackroyd
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Vintage Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Peter Ackroyd's method is to position Shakespeare in the close context of his world. In this way, he not only conjures up the texture of Shakespeare's life, but also imparts an amount of vivid, interesting material about place, period and background. Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus, 2005.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Ackroyd
ISBN: 074938655X 9780749386559
OCLC Number: 851991904
Description: pages ; 200 x 130 mm
Responsibility: Peter Ackroyd.

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Offers a biography of Shakespeare, this book reads like the work of a contemporary meeting Shakespeare. It is a depiction of the world Shakespeare inhabited.  Read more...

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"This is a commendably thorough, engagingly self-effacing new look at a writer whom literary history has never quite managed to pin down, nor ever will. It is the book Peter Ackroyd was born to Read more...

 
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