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Shakespeare S Warwickshire Contemporaries

Author : Charlotte Carmichael Stopes
ISBN : 1378574826
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Theatre And Religion

Author : Richard Dutton
ISBN : 0719063639
Genre : History
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This important collection of essays focuses on the place of Roman Catholicism in early modern England, bringing new perspectives to bear on the question of whether Shakespeare himself was Catholic. Among the many topics discussed are the nature of Elizabethan Catholicism, Jesuit drama in the period, individual plays in the light of these questions, and the possible influence of religious conflicts on the publication of the Shakespeare First Folio.

Shakespeare S Lives

Author : Samuel Schoenbaum
ISBN : 0198186185
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A chronicle of Shakespeare's life and image as it has been interpreted by almost four centuries of biography and criticism

1599 A Year In The Life Of William Shakespeare

Author : James Shapiro
ISBN : 9780571266425
Genre : Literary Criticism
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How did Shakespeare go from being a talented poet and playwright to become one of the greatest writers who ever lived? In this one exhilarating year we follow what he reads and writes, what he saw and who he worked with as he invests in the new Globe theatre and creates four of his most famous plays - Henry V, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, and, most remarkably, Hamlet. This book brings the news, intrigue and flavour of the times together with wonderful detail about how Shakespeare worked as an actor, businessman and playwright, to create an exceptionally immediate and gripping account of an inspiring moment in history.

The New Cambridge Bibliography Of English Literature

Author : George Watson
ISBN : 0521200040
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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More than fifty specialists have contributed to this new edition of volume 1 of The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. The design of the original work has established itself so firmly as a workable solution to the immense problems of analysis, articulation and coordination that it has been retained in all its essentials for the new edition. The task of the new contributors has been to revise and integrate the lists of 1940 and 1957, to add materials of the following decade, to correct and refine the bibliographical details already available, and to re-shape the whole according to a new series of conventions devised to give greater clarity and consistency to the entries.

Shakespeare S Theatre

Author : Hugh M. Richmond
ISBN : 9780826456403
Genre : Reference
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Presents information regarding the character and operation of theaters in Shakespeare's time, including its origin, the practices of the actors and script writers, and the use of choreography, costumes, and make-up.

Shakespeare S Money

Author : Robert Bearman
ISBN : 9780191077067
Genre : Literary Criticism
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There is no doubting Shakespeare's literary genius, immortalised in his published work. However, statements along these lines are frequently followed by laments of how little is known about this life. This is true if we wish to know about Shakespeare's movements on even a month-by-month basis, or about his working practices and relationships with his theatrical fellows. However, too great an emphasis on this dearth of material not only leads to ill-informed comment that this is somehow 'suspicious' but also tends to downgrade the importance of what material has survived, often dismissed instead simply as evidence of his business dealings which have little bearing on his creative work. However, this material does at least help us to evaluate how successful Shakespeare was in earning a living in a profession which, in his day, was far from mainstream. By calculating his income from theatrical sources and exploring how this affected his financial circumstances and his ability to invest for his and his family's security, we can come to a better understanding of his social standing at different periods in his life, the most obvious evidence to his late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century contemporaries of his success. Shakespeare undoubtedly died a man of comfortable means, but, as this book demonstrates, there is little to justify claims that he died possessed of great wealth. The circumstances of his daughters' marriages are a sufficient indication that he had not achieved true gentlemanly status. Other evidence suggests that he had not broken convincingly into the ranks of leading figures even of a small market town. Moreover, following a period of increasing prosperity, these 'business records' also reflect a declining income during the last ten years or so of his life and of his efforts to safeguard his assets. On the other hand, when compared with his father's business failure, mainly the result of a loss of credit, it is clear that, consciously or unconsciously, Shakespeare had the good sense or foresight not to over-reach himself.

Shakespeare Lexicon And Quotation Dictionary

Author : Alexander Schmidt
ISBN : 0486227278
Genre : Literary Collections
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Provides definitions and locations of every word Shakespeare used in his writings. Also includes exact quotations from some of Shakespeare's most famous works.

A Life Of William Shakespeare

Author : Sir Sidney Lee
ISBN : UOM:39015024443700
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Shakespeare S Life And Work

Author : Sir Sidney Lee
Genre : Dramatists, English
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