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Description - Shakespeare by Anthony Burgess

A delightful and uniquely imaginative tribute to the Bard, incorporating biography, theatrical history, and a vivid recreation of the Elizabethan age.

Among Shakespeare's many biographers none brings to his subject more passion and feeling for the creative act than Anthony Burgess. He breathes life into Shakespeare the man and invigorates his times. His portrait of the age builds upon an almost personal tenderness for Shakespeare and his contemporaries (especially Ben Jonson), and on a profound sense of literary and theatrical history. Anthony Burgess's well-known delight in language infuses his own writing about Shakespeare's works. And in the verve of his biography he conveys the energy of the Elizabethan age.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099599111
ISBN-10: 0099599112
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 16mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 8-Aug-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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