Shakespeare's Restless World : a Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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Shakespeare's Restless World : a Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects

Author: Neil MacGregor; British Museum.; Royal Shakespeare Company.; BBC Radio 4.
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this brilliant work of historical reconstruction Neil MacGregor and his team at the British Museum, working together in a landmark collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the BBC, bring us twenty objects that capture the essence of Shakespeare's universe and the Tudor era of Elizabeth I.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
MacGregor, Neil, 1946-
Shakespeare's Restless World
(OCoLC)855647533
Named Person: William Shakespeare; Elizabeth, Queen of England; Elizabeth, Queen of England; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil MacGregor; British Museum.; Royal Shakespeare Company.; BBC Radio 4.
ISBN: 9781101638118 1101638117 9781846146763 1846146763
OCLC Number: 859327640
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 320 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Introduction: Inside the Wooden O --
England goes global --
Communion and conscience --
Snacking through Shakespeare --
Life without Elizabeth --
Swordplay and swagger --
Europe : triumphs of the past --
Ireland : failures in the present --
City life, urban strife --
New science, old magic --
Toil and trouble --
Treason and plots --
Sex and the city --
From London to Marrakesh --
Disguise and deception --
The flag that failed --
A time of change, a change of time --
Plague and the playhouse --
London becomes Rome --
The theatres of cruelty --
Shakespeare goes global.
Responsibility: Neil MacGregor.

Abstract:

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