The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography

The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography

Lois Potter

Language: English

Pages: 510

ISBN: 1118281527

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


The Life of William Shakespeare is a fascinating and wide-ranging exploration of Shakespeare's life and works focusing on oftern neglected literary and historical contexts: what Shakespeare read, who he worked with as an author and an actor, and how these various collaborations may have affected his writing.

  • Written by an eminent Shakespearean scholar and experienced theatre reviewer
  • Pays particular attention to Shakespeare's theatrical contemporaries and the ways in which they influenced his writing
  • Offers an intriguing account of the life and work of the great poet-dramatist structured around the idea of memory
  • Explores often neglected literary and historical contexts that illuminate Shakespeare's life and works

This Man (This Man Trilogy, Book 1)

The Winter's Tale (Dover Thrift)

Henry VI, Part 2 (The Pelican Shakespeare)

The Winter's Tale (Dover Thrift)

The Victorian Age in Literature

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