Shakespeare of London

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Dutton, Sep 20, 1957 - Dramatists, English - 397 pages
Chute's account of Shakespeare's life and times is based solely on contemporary documents which emphasize the famed playwright's life as a working member of the London theater - as an actor, a director, a producer, a playwright and theater owner. Of equal importance in this book is the city of London itself - that brilliant, lively, creative city in which Shakespeare's art was roated and through which it flourished.

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Enjoyable biography of the landmark playwright, which shows how he fitted into the society of London and Warwickshire of his time. The book first came out in 1949, so it may well have been superseded ... Read full review

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I'm not well-read in Shakespeare, but I would like to be after peering into this "life-sized portrait." The biography avoids literary analysis of Shakespeare and instead focuses upon the actor and ... Read full review


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Chute is best known for her biographical writings.

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