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Published by Arden Shakespeare .
Written in English


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Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12266942M
ISBN 101903436753
ISBN 109781903436752

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  For those of us who wish to "take him all in all", Duncan-Jones' "Ungentle Shakespeare" is a wonderful invitation to broaden our perspective on the Bard. Orchids to the Arden Series for publishing it, as it expands on and supplements information in the series' excellent introductions to specific by: About Ungentle Shakespeare. This lively, readable and challenging new biography, by the editor of the acclaimed Arden edition of Shakespeare's Sonnets, takes a fresh look at an enduring cultural icon, about whose life it is widely claimed that nothing is known.   Ungentle Shakespeare is beautifully produced and lavishly illustrated. Its author's scholarly credentials are impeccable. At the same time, she tells a good story. The Independent. Ungentle Shakespeare strikes me as a brilliant book. It is also a fresh and original onePages:   Stanley Wells, Time Literary Supplement 'It is unquestionably the best Shakespearean biography of the new century' Jonathan Bate, Sunday Telegraph 'Ungentle Shakespeare /5(36).

  Its author, Katherine Duncan Jones was an advisor to William Boyd for his film about Shakespeare's life (A Waste of Shame). The book shows Shakespeare as a man among men and a writer among writers. He lives in a congested city, where he encounters disease, debt and cut-throat competition.   Above all, Ungentle Shakespeare describes a theatrical career. Duncan-Jones celebrates the Stratford grammar education that helped Shakespeare join a throng of talents from the West Midlands, but Author: David Jays.   Ungentle Shakespeare: scenes from his life. by. Duncan-Jones, Katherine. Publication date. Topics. Shakespeare, William, -- Biography, Shakespeare, William, -- Contemporaries, Dramatists, English -- Early modern, -- Biography. :   Buy Shakespeare: An Ungentle Life (Arden Shakespeare) Reissue by Duncan-Jones, Katherine (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:

Book Note: Ungentle Shakespeare. Duncan-Jones, Katherine. Ungentle Shakespeare: Scenes from his Life. London: Arden Shakespeare, I've been using some of my copious free time to catch up on some required reading. For example, I should have read Katherine Duncan-Jones' Ungentle Shakespeare: Scenes from his Life in Publications include Shakespeare's Sonnets (ed., Arden Shakespeare, ) and the critically acclaimed biography Shakespeare: An Ungentle Life (Arden Shakespeare, ). --This text refers to the paperback s: Shakespeare: An Ungentle Life - Ebook written by Katherine Duncan-Jones. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Shakespeare: An Ungentle Life. Get this from a library! Ungentle Shakespeare: scenes from his life. [Katherine Duncan-Jones] -- "The words carved on Shakespeare's gravestone in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford, seem to repel attempts to disinter or reanimate him. The claim that virtually nothing is .