Shakespeare After All

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Anchor Books, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 989 pages
24 Reviews
A brilliant and companionable tour through all thirty-eight plays, Shakespeare After All is the perfect introduction to the bard by one of the country’s foremost authorities on his life and work. Drawing on her hugely popular lecture courses at Yale and Harvard over the past thirty years, Marjorie Garber offers passionate and revealing readings of the plays in chronological sequence, from The Two Gentlemen of Verona to The Two Noble Kinsmen. Supremely readable and engaging, and complete with a comprehensive introduction to Shakespeare’s life and times and an extensive bibliography, this magisterial work is an ever-replenishing fount of insight on the most celebrated writer of all time.

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All in all, a good introduction to Shakespeare. - Goodreads
It is a great reference book. - Goodreads
This book is a great reference and a great read. - Goodreads

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User Review  - jmcgarry2011 - LibraryThing

Finally finished the book. 906 pages, not counting footnotes and index. It has an essay on each Shakespeare play. Some are longer than others. It just depends on the play. She does a good job of ... Read full review

Shakespeare After All

User Review  - Nicholas Graham - Book Verdict

Garber looks at the universality of Shakespeare with commentaries based on classes delivered at Harvard; contains analyses of the text and major themes in each of the plays. (LJ 12/04) Read full review

About the author (2005)

Marjorie Garber is William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of English and American Literature and Language and chair of the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. She lives in Cambridge and Nantucket, Massachusetts.

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