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Shakespeare free pdf An authoritative, accessible overview of historya s greatest literary figure The great dramatist Ben Jonson wrote that William Shakespeare "was not of an age, but for all time." In the nearly four centuries since his death, Shakespearea s plays still have a tremendous impact on everything from the classroom to popular culture. Now you can have at your fingertips all the vital details on the most influential writer in the history of the English language----straight from one of the most trusted sources of information in the world. In Shakespeare, Encyclopaedia Britannica presents a concise and balanced overview of the Barda s life, work, and legacy. From his upbringing in Stratford to his early theater career in London, from his poetry and plays to the controversy surrounding his authorship, from his contemporaries and collaborators to his critics past and present, this comprehensive guide provides the necessary background to appreciate Shakespearea s unique place in world literature. This informative volume also looks at new interpretive approaches to Shakespeare and his work and offers insights from the foremost Shakespeare scholars in the world, including David Bevington (University of Chicago), Stephen J. Greenblatt (Harvard University), and Gail Kern Paster (Folger Shakespeare Library), among others. Every concise entry----from Alla s Well That Ends Well to The Wintera s Tale----promotes a deeper understanding of Shakespearea s life, times, writings, and influence that only Encyclopaedia Britannica can provide. Since 1768, Encyclopaedia Britannica has been a leading provider of learning products and one of the worlda s most trusted sources of information.

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Author : Encyclopaedia Britannica
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 02 January 2007
ISBN : 0471767840
EAN : 9780471767848
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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