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The Year of Lear

Shakespeare In 1606

The Year of Lear( )
Author: Shapiro, James S.
Narrated by: Fass, Robert
ISBN:978-1-5159-5140-7
Publication Date:Jan 2016
Publisher:Tantor Media, Incorporated
Imprint:Tantor Audio
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $24.99
Book Description:

In this compelling book, preeminent Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro shows how the tumultuous events in England in 1606 affected Shakespeare and shaped the three great tragedies he wrote that year-King Lear, Macbeth, and Antony and Cleopatra.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / World
Biography & Autobiography / General
Literary Criticism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.3 x 7.4 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.2 Pounds
Author Biography
Shapiro, James S. (Author)
James Shapiro was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 11, 1955. He earned a B.A. and Master's degrees at Columbia University, and his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. His work in teaching includes Dartmouth College, Goucher College, Colombia University, and Fulbright lecturer at Bar-llan University and Tel-Aviv University. He served as the Samuel Wanamaker Fellow at the Globe Theatre in London. He has received awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities, The Huntington Library, and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. He has written for numerous periodicals such as the Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Book Review. His more recent books include 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare, for which he won the 2006 Samuel Johnson Prize and the 2006 Theatre Book Prize. His book, Contested Will: Who Wrote Shakespeare?, won the 2011 George Freedley Memorial Award. In 2016, his book entitled 1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear won the James Tait Black Prizes for biography.

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