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User Review  - baswood - LibraryThing

OH WHAT A LOVELY BARD. [Will in the World] - Stephen Greenblatt [The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare] - Emma Smith [Shakespeare's Language, Frank Kermode] - Frank Kermode. Three books that might ... Read full review

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User Review  - setnahkt - LibraryThing

On June 29, 1613, the King’s Players put on Henry VIII at the Globe Theater in Southwark. Miniature cannons were fired during a scene representing Henry VIII attending a masque at Cardinal Wolsey’s ... Read full review

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User Review  - kukulaj - LibraryThing

I am no Shakespeare scholar, not by any stretch, so my response is that of a novice. I have read books about the general period though, e.g. about Giordano Bruno. So I have some prior vague ideas ... Read full review

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User Review  - meandmybooks - LibraryThing

Really interesting and fun. In describing events, conflicts, and culture in Shakespeare's world, Greenblatt freely admits at many points that he is speculating when he makes connections between events ... Read full review

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Hilarious. Unintentionally, of course.

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User Review  - maryroberta - LibraryThing

Some stretches based purely on literary interpretation, but overall enjoyable and thought-provoking Read full review

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