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William Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction (60)

William Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction (60)
In this Very Short Introduction, Shakespearean scholar, Stanley Wells, explores the life and work of the world's greatest dramatist. He recounts his early life, education and cultural background, and considers the literary and theatrical traditions on which Shakespeare drew throughout his career.
Our Price: £7.99
ISBN/EAN: 9780198718628
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Author: Stanley Wells
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In this book, Stanley Wells examines the theatres and theatrical profession of the time and how Shakespeare experienced this world, both as an actor and as a writer. As he examines Shakespeare's narrative poems, sonnets, and all of his plays, he outlines their sources, style, and originality, and this over the course of Shakespeare's career. From this, he considers the fundamental impact his work has had for subsequent generations.
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