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Mapping Shakespeare : an exploration of Shakespeare's world through maps

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: London, UK ; New York : Conway, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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William Shakespeare's lifetime (1564-1616) spanned the reigns of the last of the Tudors, Elizabeth I and the first of the Stuart kings, James I and the changing times and political mores of the time were reflected through his plays. This book looks at the England in which Shakespeare worked through maps and illustrations that reveal the way that he and his contemporaries saw their land and their place in the world.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Black
ISBN: 9781844865178 1844865177
OCLC Number: 1021216942
Notes: Includes index.
Maps on lining papers.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour) ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Jeremy Black.

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William Shakespeare's lifetime (1564-1616) spanned the reigns of the last of the Tudors, Elizabeth I and the first of the Stuart kings, James I and the changing times and political mores of the time were reflected through his plays. This book looks at the England in which Shakespeare worked through maps and illustrations that reveal the way that he and his contemporaries saw their land and their place in the world. It also explores the locations of his plays and looks at the possible inspirations for these and why Shakespeare would have chosen to set his stories there.

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