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Nutzerbericht  - DoghouseRiley - LibraryThing

Neither a history book nor a work of fiction, but the author's fantasy about what Shakespeare's life might have been like. The author lost me at the end of Chapter 4: too much idle fantasy when I had ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - LynnB - LibraryThing

Few -- very few -- historical documents exist that would allow biographers to bring us the life of William Shakespeare. Reading this book by Stephen Greenblatt, I was struck with the thought of how ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - delphica - LibraryThing

(#4 in the 2008 book challenge) This was fun in the way it would be fun to take a very good Honors Literature class in high school (except it would be fun in a different way, now that I am an adult ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - BruceAir - LibraryThing

Critics have quibbled with some of Greenblatt's speculations about Shakespeare's life, but he delivers readable and detailed account of life in Elizabethan England. Read it before you attend a summer Shakespeare-in-the-Park production and you'll enjoy the experience a great deal more. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - jstan9 - LibraryThing

Superb and supple biography linking Shakespeare's life with the plays. A remarkable acheivement. Entertaining, readable, sustained momentum, one revelation after another. Outstanding book. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - kellan - LibraryThing

Greenblatt is fascinating, brilliant, eurdite and yet accessible writer. His ability to bring the Elizabethan daily life alive is like watching a magic trick unfold, you dare not look away. However in ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - ck2935 - LibraryThing

An informative written journey on what external factors contributed to some of the greatest plays ever written. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - DaveFragments - LibraryThing

The early life of William Shakespeare. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - JBD1 - LibraryThing

Could have been good, but was filled with unwarranted speculation on all aspects of Shakespeare's life. Stick to the facts, please. Vollständige Rezension lesen


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