Shakespeare After All
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MissWoodhouse1816 - LibraryThing
Wonderful historical, social, and technical commentary on Shakespeare's plays. Great for supplementing for educational purposes, or for the casual reader to get the most out of the Bard's plays. Read full review