Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

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Jonathan Cape, 2004 - 430 Seiten
The theatre for which Shakespeare wrote and acted was a cut-throat commercial entertainment industry. Yet his plays were also intensely alert to the social and political realities of their times.

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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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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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Stephen Greenblatt is a literary critic, theorist and scholar. He is the author of Three Modern Satirists: Waugh, Orwell, and Huxley (1965); Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare (1980); Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture (1990); Redrawing the Boundaries: The Transformation of English and American Literary Studies (1992); The Norton Shakespeare (1997); Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare (2004); Shakespeare's Freedom (2010); and The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (2011).

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