The Life and Times of William Shakespeare, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615309314
  • ISBN-13: 9781615309313
  • DDC: 822.3
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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As with many writers before and since, William Shakespeare was influenced by the events that took shape all around him. Sweeping changes to England’s politics, language, and culture that took place during his lifetime were the fertile ground from which the Bard drew inspiration. Shakespeare’s life is surveyed and the social context in which he created his greatest drama and poetry is examined.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Life of William Shakespeare.
2: Elizabeth I and Late Tudor England.
3: James I and Early Stuart Times.
4: The English Language and the Theatre in Shakespeare's Time.
Chronology of the Shakespearean World, 1543-1700.