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Charles Nicholl

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In 1612, Shakespeare gave evidence at the Court of Requests in Westminster - it is the only occasion his spoken words are recorded. The case seems routine - a dispute over an unpaid marriage-dowry - but it opens up an unexpected window into the dramatist's famously obscure life-story. Charles Nicholl applies a powerful biographical magnifying glass to this fascinating episode in Shakespeare's life. Marshalling evidence from a wide variety of sources, including previously unknown documentary material on the Mountjoys, he conjures up a detailed and compelling description of the circumstances in which Shakespeare lived and worked, and in which he wrote such plays as "Othello", "Measure for Measure" and "King Lear".

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2008 Forfatter Charles Nicholl
Forlag
PENGUIN GROUP
ISBN 9780141023748
Antall sider 400 Dimensjoner 12,8cm x 19,6cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 322 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd