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Nutzerbericht  - tungsten_peerts - LibraryThing

Gosh, this is good. Greenblatt, as I think has been pointed out elsewhere, wears his erudtion lightly -- you could be excused for not recognizing this as the work of a highly-respected scholar: it's ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Library_Lin - LibraryThing

Will in the World didn't entirely convince me that William Shakespeare of Stratford on Avon is the author of the plays attributed to him. But it did convince me that he could have been, given ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - baswood - LibraryThing

OH WHAT A LOVELY BARD. [Will in the World] - Stephen Greenblatt [The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare] - Emma Smith [Shakespeare's Language, Frank Kermode] - Frank Kermode. Three books that might ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - setnahkt - LibraryThing

On June 29, 1613, the King’s Players put on Henry VIII at the Globe Theater in Southwark. Miniature cannons were fired during a scene representing Henry VIII attending a masque at Cardinal Wolsey’s ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - kukulaj - LibraryThing

I am no Shakespeare scholar, not by any stretch, so my response is that of a novice. I have read books about the general period though, e.g. about Giordano Bruno. So I have some prior vague ideas ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - meandmybooks - LibraryThing

Really interesting and fun. In describing events, conflicts, and culture in Shakespeare's world, Greenblatt freely admits at many points that he is speculating when he makes connections between events ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - antao - LibraryThing

Nature Abhors a Vacuum: “Will in the World – How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare” by Stephen Greenblatt Is there a Shakespearean lover who does not know that there is precious little actual information ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Niecierpek - LibraryThing

I think that Greenblatt did a fantastic job of showing Will in the world as reflected in his plays and long poems. The only thing that I can fault him on is not mentioning the influence of classic ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - PattyLee - LibraryThing

Fascinating. Wish I had read it whilst I was teaching English lit. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - maryroberta - LibraryThing

Some stretches based purely on literary interpretation, but overall enjoyable and thought-provoking Vollständige Rezension lesen

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