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William Shakespeare: The Extraordinary Life of the Most Successful Writer of All Time

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Over 300 large color photographs of scenes staged to depict aspects of Shakespeare's life and Elizabethan theater. Gurr, whose narrative weaves around the images, was an advisor in rebuilding the Globe Theater, which reopened after 400 years in June 1996. Includes chronologies of the plays and the p
Paperback, 192 pages
Published June 11th 1996 by HarperCollins Publishers (first published July 12th 1995)
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Ashley
I will be the first to admit that I am not a big fan of Shakespeare. My high school didn't have much of Shakespeare's works on the lesson plans and for that I was rather pleased. Granted, I have attempted to independently read some of the plays but I never acquired a taste for them.
I found this book a few years ago and thought that perhaps I would find the man behind the words more interesting but that is not the case. At least not with this book.
I understand the need for setting the stage and
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