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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  - japaul22 - LibraryThing

Greenblatt has written a biography of Shakespeare, a man of whom there is little known besides his work, by using his plays to delve into his psyche. This is an interesting and appealing idea, but for ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Clif - LibraryThing

The author brings together little-known historical facts and elements of Shakespeare's plays and connects them to his life and the prevailing 16th Century environment in which he lived. This book ... 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Few -- very few -- historical documents exist that would allow biographers to bring us the life of William Shakespeare.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  - maryroberta - LibraryThing

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

Review: Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

Nutzerbericht  - Jane - Goodreads

So many questions about Shakespeare. This author gives us a feel for the reality of Will Shakespeare's era. He introduces us to what has been found about the history of the family and draws interesting conclusions about William Shakespeare's life. Very engaging writing. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

Nutzerbericht  - Amy - Goodreads

A very readable account of Shakespeare. I loved how the author wisely used the scant biographical information there is on this genius and combined it with what Shakespeare says in the plays concerning ... Vollständige Rezension lesen


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