Shakespeare Biographies and Criticism
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Inspirational Leadership: Timeless Lessons for Leaders from Shakespeare's Henry V
Inspirational Leadership
Timeless Lessons for Leaders from Shakespeare's Henry V
Paperback      ISBN: 1857886038
In this fascinating book, acclaimed stage director and creative consultant Richard Olivier draws on his intimate knowledge of Henry V, and its absorbing central character, to unmask the secrets of inspirational leadership and reveal the timeless lessons it hold for managers and leaders today.
Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare
Will in the World
How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare
Paperback      ISBN: 039332737x
A portrait of Elizabethan England and how it contributed to the making of William Shakespeare discusses how he moved to London lacking money, connections, and a formal education; started a family; attempted to forge his career in the competitive theater world; grappled with dangerous religious and political forces; and rose to became his age's foremost playwright. Reprint. 100,000 first printing.
Shakespeare: The World As Stage
Shakespeare
The World As Stage
Paperback      ISBN: 0061673692
A portrait of the bard is presented in the style of a travelogue based on interviews with actors, the curator of Shakespeare's Birthplace, and academics, in an account that also shares the author's whimsical recollections of his own adventures in Stratford-upon-Avon. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
King Lear
King Lear
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1903436591
In this edition, R.A. Foakes brings to bear a number of historical perspectives and critically addresses recent explorations of "King Lear" as a play of redemption, a play of despair and a play that destabilises all commentary.
Henry V
Henry V
Paperback      ISBN: 1840224215
Hamlet: Poem Unlimited
Hamlet
Poem Unlimited
Hardcover      ISBN: 157322233x
In a study of Hamlet, the author of Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human discusses mysteries surrounding the play and its central character, discussing how both break through theatrical conventions while analyzing major soliloquies, scenes, characters, and events. 75,000 first printing.
Religion Around Shakespeare
Religion Around Shakespeare
Hardcover      ISBN: 0271061812
"Examines the historic and religious context surrounding the work of William Shakespeare"--Provided by publisher.
Naming Thy Name: Cross Talk in Shakespeare's Sonnets
Naming Thy Name
Cross Talk in Shakespeare's Sonnets
Paperback      ISBN: 0374537232
A fascinating case for the identity of Shakespeare’s beautiful young man Shakespeare’s sonnets are indisputably the most enigmatic and enduring love poems written in English. They also may be the most often argued-over sequence of love poems in any language. But what is it that continues to elude us? While it is in part the spellbinding incantations, the hide-and-seek of sound and meaning, it is also the mystery of the noble youth to whom Shakespeare makes a promise—the promise that he will survive in the breath and speech and minds of all those who read these sonnets. “How can such promises be fulfilled if no name is actually given?
Globe: Life in Shakespeare's London
Globe: Life in Shakespeare's London
Paperback      ISBN: 1471162737
Shakespeare: The World As a Stage
Shakespeare
The World As a Stage
Trade Paperback      ISBN: 000719790X
From bestselling author Bill Bryson comes this compelling short biography of William Shakespeare, our greatest dramatist and poet.