Will in the Wld PA

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  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2005-09-17
  • Publisher: INGRAM

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Stephen Greenblatt, the charismatic Harvard professor who "knows more about Shakespeare than Ben Jonson or the Dark Lady did" (John Leonard, Harper's ), has written a biography that enables us to see, hear, and feel how an acutely sensitive and talented boy, surrounded by the rich tapestry of Elizabethan life; full of drama and pageantry, and also cruelty and danger; could have become the world's greatest playwright. Bringing together little-known historical facts and little-noticed elements of Shakespeare's plays, Greenblatt makes inspired connections between the life and the works and delivers "a dazzling and subtle biography" (Richard Lacayo, Time ). Readers will experience Shakespeare's vital plays again as if for the first time, but with greater understanding and appreciation of their extraordinary depth and humanity. A best book of the year: The New York Times 10 Best Books of 2004; Time magazine's #1 Best Nonfiction Book; A Washington Post Book World Rave ; An Economist Best Book ; A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book; A Christian Science Monitor Best Book; A Chicago Tribune Best Book; A Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Best Book ; NPR's Maureen Corrigan's Best.

Table of Contents

Preface 11(4)
Acknowledgments 15(2)
A Note to the Reader 17(6)
CHAPTER 1: Primal Scenes 23(31)
CHAPTER 2: The Dream of Restoration 54(33)
CHAPTER 3: The Great Fear 87(31)
CHAPTER 4: Wooing, Wedding, and Repenting 118(31)
CHAPTER 5: Crossing the Bridge 149(26)
CHAPTER 6: Life in the Suburbs 175(24)
CHAPTER 7: Shakescene 199(27)
CHAPTER 8: Master-Mistress 226(30)
CHAPTER 9: Laughter at the Scaffold 256(32)
CHAPTER 10: Speaking with the Dead 288(35)
CHAPTER 11: Bewitching the King 323(33)
CHAPTER 12: The Triumph of the Everyday 356(35)
Bibliographical Notes 391(18)
Index 409

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