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- DescriptionThis brief yet comprehensive introduction offers a clear narrative of Shakespeare's writing career. The book examines the texts of twenty widely-studied plays, and the Sonnets, illuminating both their original contexts and their later reception. Lucidly written, with no jargon, this is an invaluable overview of Shakespeare's life and works.
- Author BiographyMICHAEL ALEXANDER is Emeritus Professor of English Literature, University of St Andrews, UK. He is a poet and translator and has international experience of teaching English literature, both medieval and modern. He is the author of Palgrave's bestselling A History of English Literature now in its second edition and his Penguin translations of Beowulf and other Old English poems have sold a million copies.
- Author(s)Michael Alexander
- PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
- Date of Publication11/12/2012
- GenreLiterary Studies: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationBasingstoke
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPalgrave Macmillan
- Content Note192 p.
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
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