Shakespeare: A Life in Drama

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1997 - Literary Criticism - 403 pages
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"Stanley Wells commands particular attention. . . .In this new book he surveys with common sense, stylish prose, and the insight that comes from a lifetime of study, all the plays and poems, setting them against what is known of their creator's life. . . . He is particularly attentive to theatrical values and alludes regularly to modern stage productions." --Washington Post
 

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Wells, who is director of the Shakespeare Institute in England and general editor of the "Oxford Shakespeare," shares his wealth of knowledge and experience in this study, which will appeal to anyone ... Read full review

Contents

Man of the Theatre
22
THREE Comedies of Verona Padua Ephesus France
39
SIXTEEN A Lost Play Based on Don Quixote One Last English
372
SEVENTEEN Sir Thomas More A Funeral Elegy
391
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