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Professor Emeritus of English David M Bergeron

Professor Emeritus of English David M Bergeron Shakespeare's London 1613 (Hardcover)

Professor Emeritus of English David M Bergeron Shakespeare's London 1613 (Hardcover)

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Incorporating material published and plays performed, Shakespeare's London 1613 creates a narrative and analysis of this crucial year. Political events, such as the death of the young Prince of Wales and the marriage of the royal daughter, changed the country forever. Shakespeare's London 1613 offers for the first time a comprehensive 'biography' of this crucial year in English history. The book examines political and cultural life in London, including the Jacobean court and the city, which together witnessed an exceptional outpouring of cultural experiences and transformative political events. The royal family had to confront the sudden death of Prince Henry, heir apparent to the throne, which provoked unparalleled grief. Meanwhile, an unprecedented number of plays performed at court helped move the country away from sadness to the happy occasion of Princess Elizabeth's marriage to a German prince. Shakespeare's productions dominated London's cultural landscape, while other playwrights, writers and printers produced an extraordinary number of books. Readers interested in literature, cultural history, and the royal family will find in this book a rich and accessible account of this monumental year.
• Author: David M Bergeron • ISBN:9781526115461 • Format:Hardcover • Publication Date:2017-11-01





Manchester University Press (P648)

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David M Bergeron


Shakespeare's London 1613



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October, 2017

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8.50 x 5.50 x 0.69 Inches



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