Shakespeare's Restless World

Shakespeare's Restless World

Book - 2012
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Illuminates key social and historical aspects of the Tudor era of Elizabeth I and Shakespeare, drawing on expertise from cultural institutions to reveal how twenty specific historical objects reflect the essence of the Bard's universe.
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, c2012
ISBN: 9780670026340
Branch Call Number: 822.33 MACG
Characteristics: xvi, 320 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm

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Feb 18, 2015

A very interesting book about the things in Shakespeare's time and place and the culture they were a part of. Its more about English culture in the late 1500's and early 1600's, but a book like that probably wouldn't be able to be sold on its own, so Shakespeare had to be integrated into it. Which in turn raises the question: what other times and places are there that can be as well written about but aren't because those other times and places lack a Shakespeare (or some other major draw)?

ser_library Jan 14, 2014

illustrations on almost every page and interesting commentary make Shakespeare's world seem alive

tedward07 Feb 28, 2013

Wonderful collection of interesting items from Shakespeare's world. Each bite-size chapter was entertaining as well as educational. Highly recommend this to high school students struggling with the plays and understanding why they were and remain so popular.

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