Shakespeare by F.E. Halliday
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Shakespeare by F.E. Halliday

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F. E. Halliday presents in vivid detail what we know about Shakespeare's life after three centuries of discovery, and illuminates and animates the story with illustrations of Elizabethan personalities, pages from the early folios, maps, and photographs of Stratford-upon-Avon. Much of the great playwright's biography is mysterious, but F. E. Halliday (an authority on Elizabethan and Jacobean literature, and especially on Shakespeare) documents the Bard's life and work - reassuring us, incidentally, that William Shakespeare of Stratford-upon-Avon really was the author of the plays attributed to him.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500260210
ISBN-10: 0500260214
Format: Paperback
(232mm x 181mm x 12mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Jul-1986
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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History of Cornwall by F.E. Halliday History of Cornwall, Paperback (January 2008)

This classic history provides a comprehensive review of Cornwall, skilfully illustrating why it is exceptional. With absorbing detail, Halliday moves through time from the Bronze Age to the Saints, Tudor rebellions, Spanish Armada, John Wesley, the making of the railway and into the modern era, whilst weaving the two threads of sea and mining.

Shakespeare in His Age by F.E. Halliday Shakespeare in His Age, Paperback (April 2004)

The life and work of Shakespeare is put into context in this fascinating volume, based on the assertion that in order to understand this great writer, we must appreciate the epoch in which he existed. Each year of his half-century lifetime is meticulously charted, noting the forces that helped to determine his development and his work.

Poetry of Shakespeare's Plays by F.E. Halliday Poetry of Shakespeare's Plays, Paperback (April 2001)

The zenith of Shakespeare's genius is his poetry, perhaps the finest written in any language, so a proper examination of his plays must start with the poetry in them. This title covers five main working periods, considering his words; the rhythmical relationship of the words; and, his metaphor and imagery - the subtlest mark of his genius.

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