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The Shakespeare Treasury

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The Shakespeare Treasury

Author Catherine M.S. Alexander

Regular Price: £9.99

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Hardback
160 pages
204 x 135mm
Published Jul 2016
ISBN 9780233004969
Series: Treasury
Book Summary

The Shakespeare Treasury is a fascinating collection of facts on Britain's greatest playwright and insights into the enduring popularity of his work. Delving into the inspirations behind his masterworks and the influences of generations of performers, it reveals the incredible variety of ways Shakespeare's plays have been adapted for stage and screen.

Commemorating the 400th anniversary of his death, this quirky volume looks at the facts and myths of Shakespeare's life and times as well as revealing little known stories about his plays and poems, including:

The inspiration behind some of his best-loved characters

Which actor played Hamlet over 500 times

The unusual item that Shakespeare left his wife Anne on his death

Author Bio

Catherine M. S. Alexander is an Honorary Fellow of the Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, and has also worked for the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the International Shakespeare Association and the University of Cambridge. The editor of Shakespeare and Sexuality, Shakespeare and Race, Shakespeare and Language, Shakespeare and Politics, the three-volume Cambridge Shakespeare Library and The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare's Last Plays, Catherine also lectures on Shakespeare around the world.

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