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        The Life, The Works, The Treasures
        B O O K  &  M E M O R A B I L I A


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        RSC Shakespeare The Life Book



        • Hardcover: 64 pages
        • Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd (14 April 2011)
        • Language: English
        • ISBN-10: 0233003215
        • ISBN-13: 978-0233003214
        • Product Dimensions: 28.7 x 23.3 x 2 cm



        OUTLINE:

        The RSC is one of the world's most famous theatre companies, which has been operating under its present name since 1961. This fascinating book, officially endorsed by, and produced in association with, the RSC, tells the story of William Shakespeare, from his birth in Stratford-upon-Avon and life as a married man, actor, playwright, poet and businessman to the enduring legacy of his work through various media.

        Produced in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company, and beautifull illustrated with both contemporary pictures from Shakespeare's time and photographs of RSC performances, Shakespeare: The Life, The Works, The Treasures brings the poet's life alive. It delves intot he likely sources that inspired him to write such masterpieces as The Merchant of Venice, Othello and Macbeth and assesses the influences of subsequent generations of performers who have shown the "infinite variety" with which Shakespeare's work can be adapted for all forms of media.

        A must for both aficionados and those discovering him for the first time, Shakespeare: The Life, The Works, The Treasures is unique in containing 15 items of removable facsimile memorabilia including (all scanned below):

        • Shakespeare's baptism record
        • An extract from the First Folio of 1623
        • Shakespeare's will
        • An original costume design for a performance of King Lear
        • A ticket for Shakespeare's Jubilee celebrations in 1769
        • A poster advertising Laurence Olivier's film of Henry V

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        CONTENTS:

        The Elizabethan Age 1&2, Elizabethan Stratford, Shakespeare in Stratford, Shakespeare's London, Shakespeare's contemporaries, The Elizabethan Stage, Shakespeare's texts, "The Play's the Thing", Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, Late Plays, Shakespeare's Poems, The Jacobean Stage, Shakespeare's Return to Stratford, Shakespeare During the Restoration, Shakespeare in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries, Shakespeare Today, Shakespeare Around the World, Shakespeare on Film, Shakespeare in Other Media, Chronology.


        ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

        Catherine M S Alexander is a Fellow at the Shakespeare Institute, University of Birmingham, having previously lectured at the Shakespeare Centre in Stratford-Upon-Avon. She collaborates with the RSC's Educational Department and contributes to RSC theatre programmes. She is Former Chief Executive of the International Shakespeare Association, and a Trustee and Director of the English Association.

        Condition: as per scans below. Book cover has slight shelfwear in places - otherwise all mint.


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        Condition: as per scans. Book cover has slight shelfwear in places - otherwise all mint. 1 left in stock.

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