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The Facts About Shakespeare [Illustrated]
     

The Facts About Shakespeare [Illustrated]

by William A. Neilson
 

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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents and linked Index

CONTENTS
I. Shakespeare's England and London
II. Biographical Facts and Traditions
III. Shakespeare's Reading
IV. Chronology and Development
V. The Elizabethan Drama
VI. The Elizabethan Theater
VII. The Text of

Overview

This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents and linked Index

CONTENTS
I. Shakespeare's England and London
II. Biographical Facts and Traditions
III. Shakespeare's Reading
IV. Chronology and Development
V. The Elizabethan Drama
VI. The Elizabethan Theater
VII. The Text of Shakespeare
VIII. Questions of Authenticity
IX. Shakespeare since 1616
X. Conclusion
Appendix A. Biographical Documents and Authorities
Appendix B. Index of the Characters in Shakespeare's Plays
Appendix C. Index of the Songs
Appendix D. Bibliography
INDEX

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013819115
Publisher:
VolumesOfValue
Publication date:
12/27/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
836 KB

Meet the Author

"WILLIAM ALLAN NEILSON (1869 – 1946) was a Scottish-American educator, writer and lexicographer. He was president of Smith College between 1917 and 1939.

Neilson was born in Doune, Scotland and he emigrated to the United States in 1895, being naturalised 3 Aug 1905. He taught at Bryn Mawr College from 1898 to 1900, Harvard from 1900 to 1904, Columbia from 1904 to 1906, and Harvard again from 1906 to 1917. He wrote on poetry and William Shakespeare and was the editor of Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition.

ASHLEY HORACE THORNDIKE (1871 - 1933) was an American educator and expert on William Shakespeare.

He taught at Columbia University and wrote several notable textbooks, including Facts about Shakespeare, Tragedy, and English Comedy. " -- Wikipedia

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