Will in the World
How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare
ISBN10: 039332737X ISBN13: 9780393327373 Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Sep 1 2005 Pages: 430 Weight: 0.90lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
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.