Reading Shakespeare (Paperback)

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Reading Shakespeare (Paperback)

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This 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.
MICHAEL 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.
Product Details ISBN: 9780230230132
ISBN-10: 023023013X
Publisher: Red Globe Press
Publication Date: December 11th, 2012
Pages: 176
Language: English