Record Details

Catalog Search

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

Book Book (2013.)
Description: xvi, 320 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 2013.
6 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)
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 Adult Nonfiction 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 -

  • ISBN: 9780670026340
  • ISBN: 0670026344
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: 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.
Authors: British Museum. (Added Author). Royal Shakespeare Company. (Added Author). BBC Radio 4. (Added Author).


MacGregor, Neil. "Shakespeare's Restless World : A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects." New York : Viking Press, 2013.

Additional Resources