Through these vivid and animated sketches, readers will come to know about Shakespeare's life and times.While the book has a lively, accessible narrative tone within chapters, its organization and features make it highly useful to the school library market as well as the academic world.
Print Book, English, 2006
Praeger, Westport, 2006
xvii, 183 s. ; 25 cm.
INTRODUCTION William Shakespeare FRIENDS IN STRATFORD Richard Quiney Hamnet Sadler Richard Tyler Richard Field The Combe Family The Nash Family William Reynolds Thomas Greene John Hall Thomas Russell Alexander Aspinall Julius Shaw John Robinson Francis Collins William Walker FRIENDS IN LONDON Shakespeare and Royalty Queen Elizabeth I King James I Earl of Southampton Emilia Bassano Lanier The Pembrokes Lady Warwick Maria Montjoy William Johnson Michael Drayton The Davanants FRIENDS AT WORK Philip Henslowe Edward Alleyn Christopher Marlowe The Collaborators Thomas Dekker Beaumont and Fletcher Ben Jonson Shareholders and Housekeepers Thomas Pope William Sly Cutbert Burbage Will Kempe Augustin Phillips Richard Burbage John Heminge Henry Condell The Wives Judith Sadler Elizabeth Quiney Anne Digges Russell Dorothy Nash Ann Shaw Aspinall Jaqueline Vautrollier Field Rebecca Heminge Elizabeth Condell Winifred Burbage THE FIRST FOLIO CONCLUSION AFTERWORD APPENDICES BIBLIOGRAPHY