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By Laurie Maguire,Emma Smith

Think you recognize Shakespeare? reassess . . .

Was a true cranium utilized in the 1st functionality of Hamlet? have been Shakespeare's performs Elizabethan blockbusters? How a lot can we relatively learn about the playwright's lifestyles? And what of his infamous dating together with his spouse? Exploring and exploding 30 well known myths in regards to the nice playwright, this illuminating new booklet evaluates the entire facts to teach how ancient material—or its absence—can be interpreted and misinterpreted, and what this finds approximately our personal own funding within the tales we tell.

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