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Shakespeare unbound : decoding a hidden life

Author: René Weis
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Presents an intimate view of the interior world of William Shakespeare, drawing parallels between the bard's life and his works that reflect his early experiences in Stratford, contacts with underground Catholics, and role in theatrical London.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
biografi
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: René Weis
ISBN: 9780805075014 9780805088656 0805088652 0805075011
OCLC Number: 71288787
Notes: "A John Macrae book."
Description: xii, 479 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Stratford 1564: birth of a genius --
William Shakespeare's schooldays: c.1570-c.1578 --
Meeting the neighbors in 1582 --
Enter wife and daughter: 1582-83 --
Poaching from the Lucys: 1587? --
Bound for London: 1587 --
Early days in Shoreditch: 1587-90 --
Likely lads: Kit Marlowe and Will Shakespeare --
Living the sonnets: 1590- --
The rival poet: 1592-93 --
A twenty-first birthday poem: October 6, 1594 --
Taming the dark lady: 1594- --A Will "made lame by fortune's blows" --
The Catholics and Oldcastle: 1594-96 --
From Blackfriars to Bankside: 1596-99 --
"Alack, my child is dead": Wednesday, August 11, 1596 --
Merry wives and new places: 1597 --
Flight from the fortress --
The moneylender of London: October 25, 1598 --
A Stratford Alexander in Henry V at the Globe: 1599 --
Picturing a poet and a Pantomime Rebellion: 1600-1601 --
Daughters and sons and lovers: 1601-1602 --
Affairs of the body and heart: 1602-1604 --
"My father's godson": 1605-1606 --
The Easter rising of 1606: a little local difficulty --
A wedding and a funeral: 1607 --
Losing a mother and a daughter: 1609-1611 --
"Do not go gentle into that good night": 1612-15 --
Shakespeare dies: 1616 --
Life after death: 1623- --
Main characters --
Appendix: Two Stratford maps.
Responsibility: René Weis.
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Abstract:

Presents an intimate view of the interior world of William Shakespeare, drawing parallels between the bard's life and his works that reflect his early experiences in Stratford, contacts with underground Catholics, and role in theatrical London.

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by cwarden (WorldCat user on 2008-01-28)

Map: Stratford-upon-Avon in Shakespeare's time -- Map: Henley Street in Shakespeare's time -- Prologue -- Stratford 1564: birth of a genius -- William Shakespeare's schooldays: c.1570-c.1578 -- Meeting the neighbors in 1582 -- Enter wife and daughter: 1582-83 -- Poaching from the Lucys: 1587? -- Bound for London: 1587 -- Early days in Shoreditch: 1587-90 -- Likely lads: Kit Marlowe and Will Shakespeare -- Living the sonnets: 1590 -- The rival poet: 1592-93 -- A twenty-first-birthday poem: October 6, 1594 -- Taming the dark lady: 1594 -- A Will "made lame by fortune's blows" -- The Catholics and Oldcastle: 1594-96 -- From Blackfriars to Bankside: 1596-99 -- "Alack, my child is dead": Wednesday, August 11, 1596 -- Merry wives and new place: 1597 -- Flight from the fortress -- The moneylender of London: October 25, 1598 -- A Stratford Alexander in Henry V at the Globe: 1599 -- Picturing a poet and a pantomime rebellion: 1600-1601 -- Daughters and sons and lovers: 1601-1602 -- Affairs of the body and heart: 1602-1604 -- "My father's godson": 1605- 1606 -- The Easter rising of 1606: a little local difficulty -- A wedding and a funeral: 1607 -- Losing a mother and a daughter: 1609-1611 --"Do not go gentle into that good night": 1612-15 -- Shakespeare dies: 1616 -- Life after death: 1623 -- Main characters -- Appendix -- Bibliographical note -- Acknowledgments -- Index.

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