Shakespeare

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Knopf, 1970 - Dramatists, English - 272 pages
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Blend of biography, anecdotes, speculations, critical commentary and personal insights.

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SHAKESPEARE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

With a little highly educated guesswork but no invention, with great humor and infinite admiration, the "nth" attempt to recreate the life and society from which the plays and poems stemmed, as well as to lend substance to the shadow of the man. Read full review

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User Review  - antiquary - LibraryThing

Burgess's attempt to argue that his romantic notion of Shakepeare's two women (set out in Nothing Like the Sun) is actually historical, is not credible --simple clerical error is much more believable. However, aside from that this is a decent basic life with lots of good illustrations Read full review

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