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Shakespeare

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Shakespeare

The Illustrated and Updated Edition

By Bill Bryson

HarperTorch, Hardcover, 9780061965326, 256pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2009

Description
Shakespeare: The Illustrated Edition is an exquisitely illustrated, updated edition of Bill Bryson's bestselling biography of William Shakespeare that takes the reader on an enthralling tour through Elizabethan England and the eccentricities of Shakespearean scholarship. With more than 100 color and black-and-white illustrations throughout, and updated to include recent discoveries, Shakespeare: The Illustrated Edition evokes the superstitions, academic discoveries, and myths surrounding the life of one of the greatest poets, and makes sense of the man behind the masterpieces.