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Shakespeare : a life

Park Honan
A biography of Shakespeare, the 16th century English actor, playwright and wise investor--investing first in the Globe Theater, where he became director, later in the Blackfriars Theater. While tracing Shakespeare's career, the author analyzes his plays, particularly the tragedies, and describes the carnival atmosphere which surrounded their performance
eBook, English, 1998
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1998
1 online resource (xvi, 479 pages) : illustrations
9780199774753, 9780191590993, 9786613624567, 0199774757, 0191590991, 661362456X
Mother of the child
John Shakespeare's fortunes
To grammar school
Opportunity and need
Love and early marriage
To London: and the amphitheatre players
City in September
Patron, poems, and company work
Servant of the Lord Chamberlain
New place and the country
South of Julius Caesar's Tower
Hamlet's questions
King's servants
Tragic sublime
Tales and tempests
Gentleman's choices