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Shakespeare's Restless World

A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects

Shakespeare's Restless World( )
Author: MacGregor, Neil
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Viking Adult
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $36.00
Book Description:

The New York Times bestselling author of A History of the World in 100 Objects brings the world of Shakespeare and the Tudor era of Elizabeth I into focus We feel we know Shakespeare’s characters. Think of Hamlet, trapped in indecision, or Macbeth’s merciless and ultimately self-destructive ambition, or the Machiavellian rise and short reign of Richard III. They are so vital, so alive and real that we can see aspects of ourselves in them....
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Shakespeare
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.29 x 9.28 x 1.14 Inches
Book Weight:1.745 Pounds
Author Biography
MacGregor, Neil (Author)
Robert Neil MacGregor, OM, FSA (born on June 16, 1946, in Glasgow, Scotland) is an art historian and museum director. He was the Editor of the Burlington Magazine from 1981 to 1987, the Director of the National Gallery, London, from 1987 to 2002, and was appointed Director of the British Museum in 2002. He has presented three television series on art and the radio series A History of the World in 100 Objects, which aired in 2010.


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