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Shakespeare : The World As Stage (Reissue) (Paperback) (Bill Bryson)

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Bill Bryson’s bestselling biography of William Shakespeare takes the reader on an enthralling tour through Elizabethan England and the eccentricities of Shakespearean scholarship—updated with a new introduction by the author to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

William Shakespeare, the most celebrated poet in the English language, left behind nearly a million words of text, but his biography has long been a thicket of wild supposition arranged around scant facts. With a steady hand and his trademark wit, Bill Bryson sorts through this colorful muddle to reveal the man himself. His Shakespeare is like no one else's—the beneficiary of Bryson's genial nature, his engaging skepticism, and a gift for storytelling unrivaled in our time.

Edition: Reissue
Number of Pages: 199
Genre: Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Historical, Literary
Series Title: Eminent Lives Series
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author: Bill Bryson
Language: English
Street Date: April 26, 2016
TCIN: 51162072
UPC: 9780062564627
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-0559
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