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Illustrated Biography of William Shakespeare

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Hundreds of years have passed since William Shakespeare's time. He has left behind nearly a million words of text, but his life is still a mystery. This book is an engaging introduction to a subject that students will certainly encounter many times throughout their education—and their lives. Lucid language and dramatic illustrations re-create the Bard's world of kings and q Hundreds of years have passed since William Shakespeare's time. He has left behind nearly a million words of text, but his life is still a mystery. This book is an engaging introduction to a subject that students will certainly encounter many times throughout their education—and their lives. Lucid language and dramatic illustrations re-create the Bard's world of kings and queens, fairies and potions, and bloody beheadings. It imparts an amazing amount of vivid, interesting material about place, period and background of Shakespeare. This sweeping account is a biography, a history, and a retelling of some of Shakespeare’s most famous plays—all in one approachable volume. Salient Features: • Shakespeare's Early Life • Life as Playwright and Actor • Theatre Companies • Style of Presentation • Last Years of Life • England of Shakespeare's Days • Drama in Shakespeare's Days • Shakespeare's Greatness as a Poet • Shakespeare's Influence • Works of Shakespeare in detail • Principal Facts of Shakespeare's Life


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Hundreds of years have passed since William Shakespeare's time. He has left behind nearly a million words of text, but his life is still a mystery. This book is an engaging introduction to a subject that students will certainly encounter many times throughout their education—and their lives. Lucid language and dramatic illustrations re-create the Bard's world of kings and q Hundreds of years have passed since William Shakespeare's time. He has left behind nearly a million words of text, but his life is still a mystery. This book is an engaging introduction to a subject that students will certainly encounter many times throughout their education—and their lives. Lucid language and dramatic illustrations re-create the Bard's world of kings and queens, fairies and potions, and bloody beheadings. It imparts an amazing amount of vivid, interesting material about place, period and background of Shakespeare. This sweeping account is a biography, a history, and a retelling of some of Shakespeare’s most famous plays—all in one approachable volume. Salient Features: • Shakespeare's Early Life • Life as Playwright and Actor • Theatre Companies • Style of Presentation • Last Years of Life • England of Shakespeare's Days • Drama in Shakespeare's Days • Shakespeare's Greatness as a Poet • Shakespeare's Influence • Works of Shakespeare in detail • Principal Facts of Shakespeare's Life

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  1. 4 out of 5

    KS Jamaal

    If you love Shakespeare than this book is for you. It is an excellent book on one of English language's darling play writer & poet written by Mr Jacob Fernandes. William Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer ever in the English language. Nearly four centuries after his death, his plays are still studied in high schools and colleges and are performed on stages all over the world. This illustrated biography has a lot of information and fact files about Shakespeare. It leads the reader thr If you love Shakespeare than this book is for you. It is an excellent book on one of English language's darling play writer & poet written by Mr Jacob Fernandes. William Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer ever in the English language. Nearly four centuries after his death, his plays are still studied in high schools and colleges and are performed on stages all over the world. This illustrated biography has a lot of information and fact files about Shakespeare. It leads the reader through the life of the Bard, knitting recorded facts with making juicy comments regarding the legends and stories surrounding the figure of Shakespeare. Highly recommendable!!! This book is available on Amazon Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/Illustrated-Bio...

  2. 4 out of 5

    Latika

    This is a fabulous starter book for anyone who wants to learn about Shakespeare's background, his period in history and lots of other weighty and light trivia. The details from this book will surely enhance reading anything by Shakespeare. This is much more than just a biography of William Shakespeare. There is lots of great information about Shakespeare. From the beginning of the book, Jacob is very clear that we know very little about Shakespeare. This is a fabulous starter book for anyone who wants to learn about Shakespeare's background, his period in history and lots of other weighty and light trivia. The details from this book will surely enhance reading anything by Shakespeare. This is much more than just a biography of William Shakespeare. There is lots of great information about Shakespeare. From the beginning of the book, Jacob is very clear that we know very little about Shakespeare.

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