The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography

The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography

Author(s): Lois Potter

Published Online: 30 MAR 2012 02:50AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780631207849

Online ISBN: 9781118231746

DOI: 10.1002/9781118231746

Series Editor(s): Claude Rawson

About this Book

TheLife of William Shakespeare is a fascinating and wide-ranging exploration of Shakespeare's life and works focusing on oftern neglected literary and historical contexts: what Shakespeare read, who he worked with as an author and an actor, and how these various collaborations may have affected his writing.

  • Written by an eminent Shakespearean scholar and experienced theatre reviewer
  • Pays particular attention to Shakespeare's theatrical contemporaries and the ways in which they influenced his writing
  • Offers an intriguing account of the life and work of the great poet-dramatist structured around the idea of memory
  • Explores often neglected literary and historical contexts that illuminate Shakespeare's life and works

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