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Bevington, David M
Shakespeare and biography / David Bevington
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PR2894 .B48 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
Subject(s) Dramatists, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography -- History and criticism
Physical Description 179 p. ; 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-170) and index
Contents The biographical problem -- The art of biography -- Sex -- Politics -- Religion -- Out of the depths -- On the heights -- L'envoi
Summary Shakespeare and biography is not a new biography of Shakespeare, but a study of what biographers have said about Shakespeare--from the first formal biography in the early 18th century by Nicholas Rowe, to others who have written recent biographical accounts. The emphasis is on what sorts of issues these biographers have found especially interesting, how contemplation of these issues has changed and grown, and the ways those changes reflect new cultural developments in our world as it continues to reinterpret Shakespeare
Series Oxford Shakespeare topics

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