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Shakespeare's Restless World : A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects / Neil MacGregor.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780670026340
  • ISBN: 0670026344
  • Description: xvi, 320 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 2013.

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0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 822.33/MacGregor (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main NEW DA 360 .M33 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction DA 360 M226 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Merrimack College Stacks (2nd) DA360 .M226 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction DA 360 .M33 2013 (Text to phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 942.055 MacGregor (Text to phone) Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Introduction: Inside the Wooden O -- England goes global -- Communion and conscience -- Snacking through Shakespeare -- Life without Elizabeth -- Swordplay and swagger -- Europe : triumphs of the past -- Ireland : failures in the present -- City life, urban strife -- New science, old magic -- Toil and trouble -- Treason and plots -- Sex and the city -- From London to Marrakesh -- Disguise and deception -- The flag that failed -- A time of change, a change of time -- Plague and the playhouse -- London becomes Rome -- The theatres of cruelty -- Shakespeare goes global.
Summary: In this brilliant work of historical reconstruction Neil MacGregor and his team at the British Museum, working together in a landmark collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the BBC, bring us twenty objects that capture the essence of Shakespeare's universe and the Tudor era of Elizabeth I.
British Museum. (Added Author). Royal Shakespeare Company. (Added Author). BBC Radio 4. (Added Author).

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