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Soul of the Age

A Biography of the Mind of William Shakespeare

Soul of the Age( )
Author: Bate, Jonathan
ISBN:978-0-8129-7181-1
Publication Date:Oct 2010
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House Trade Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

“One man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages.” In this illuminating, innovative biography, Jonathan Bate, one of today’s most accomplished Shakespearean scholars, has found a fascinating new way to tell the story of the great dramatist. Using the Bard’s own immortal list of a man’s seven ages in As You Like It, Bate deduces the crucial events of Shakespeare’s life and connects them to his world and work...
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Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Literary Criticism / Shakespeare
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.2 x 9.1 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.175 Pounds
Author Biography
Bate, Jonathan (Author)
Jonathan Bate was born June 26, 1958. He is a British biographer, broadcaster, and leading Shakespeare scholar. He studied at Sevenoaks School, the University of Cambridge, and Harvard University. At Cambridge, he was a Fellow of Trinity Hall. While studying at Harvard, he held a Harness Fellowship.

Bate is a professor of Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature at the University of Warwick. He was previously King Alfred Professor of English Literature at the University of Liverpool. He has also lectured at various universities in the United States. Bate is a Fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Society of Literature. He made the Samuel Johnson 2015 shortliast with his title Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life .

Bate lives near Stratford-upon-Avon and is married to author and biography, Paula Byrne. They have three children.

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