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Will in the world : how Shakespeare became Shakespeare

The theatre for which Shakespeare wrote and acted was a cut-throat commercial entertainment industry. Yet his plays were also intensely alert to the social and political realities of their times. This title offers an account of Shakespeare's character and the blossoming of his talent.
Print Book, English, 2014
The Bodley Head, London, 2014