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Shakespeare and our world.

Alwin Thaler

Shakespeare and our world.

by Alwin Thaler

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 235 p.
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14073082M

    Shakespeare's only son, Hamnet, died in at the age of His older daughter Susanna later married a well-to-do Stratford doctor, John Hall. Their daughter Elizabeth, Shakespeare's first grandchild, was born in In , just months before his death, Shakespeare's daughter Judith married Thomas Quiney, a Stratford vintner.   Written for general and academic audiences by an international roster of almost contributors, the guide boasts more than 2, pages exploring both Shakespeare’s world .

    World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school. Become a World Book Insider. Stay up to speed on all we have to offer-plus activities, crafts, and blogs for parents and educators in our newsletter.   Shakespeare’s company took over the indoor Blackfriars Theatre in after the leading boy company collapsed, and started doing darker, edgier productions, capitalizing on .

      The Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist, reissued with a new afterword for the th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death. A young man from a small provincial town moves to London in the late s and, in a remarkably short time, becomes the greatest playwright not of Reviews: Shakespeare Birthday Book. Product Details. Category: books SKU: CAB World of Books USA offer a hassle free money back guarantee for your product, (excluding shipping & handling). All of our books are checked for quality before they go on sale and we like to think that our price range means we have a book to suit all budgets Seller Rating: % positive.


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William Shakespeare, often called England's national poet, is considered the greatest dramatist of all time. His works are loved throughout the world, but Shakespeare's personal life is. "Shakespeare" signifies the historical person, as well as the plays and verse attributed to him.

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He was one of many who dedicated his life to better understand how our language works.