Soul of the Age

Soul of the Age

A Biography of the Mind of William Shakespeare

Paperback - 2010
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Bate's Soul of the Age tells the story of the great dramatist while deducing the crucial events of Shakespeare's life, connecting those events to his world and work as never before, and revealing how this unsurpassed artist came to be.
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2010]
Edition: Random House Trade paperback ed
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780812971811
0812971817
Branch Call Number: PR2894 .B28 2010x
Characteristics: xix, 471 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

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British Shakespeare scholar Bate uses Jacques' Seven Ages of Man speech from As You Like It as a structure to explore Shakespeare's development as a thinker and writer.


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Nov 07, 2015

This is an essential book about Shakespeare. Solid in history, philosophy, daily life in the theatre world, his education and much else. AND it's a pleasure to read!

ser_library Mar 20, 2011

thought provoking and full of information about books and reading (and writing) in Shakespeare's time

debunks myths too

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