Shakespeare's World and Work

Shakespeare's World and Work

An Encyclopedia for Students

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
A guide to the plays, life, and times of William Shakespeare also discusses his influence on modern culture.

Book News
This three-volume set comprises a reference covering not only the plays and the life of Shakespeare, but also his world and his continuing influence on modern culture. Arranged alphabetically, it presents the plays and provides details on poetry, government, music and theatre, prominent historical figures, critical commentaries, court life, gender, clothing, set design, characters in the plays, and cultural influences on Shakespeare. Sidebars highlight significant details and include comments by stage and film actors and producers regarding specific passages, costumes, props, and other aspects of production. Includes maps of England, London, and Stratford; genealogical charts illustrating the relationships of characters in the plays; numerous b&w illustrations; and eight-page color inserts in each volume showing the people and places of England, examples of different productions, and photos from movies, television, operas and ballets. Appropriate for high school and college. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Scribner's, c2001.
ISBN: 9780684806297
0684806290
9780684806266
0684806266
9780684806273
0684806274
9780684806280
0684806282
Characteristics: 3 v. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Andrews, John F. (John Frank), 1942-

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