Shakespeare's World: The Tragedies: A Historical Exploration of Literature

by
Douglas J. Kingauthor

Douglas J. King is associate professor of English at Gannon University, where he teaches courses on Shakespeare, drama, and literature and film.

Shakespeare's World: The Tragedies: A Historical Exploration of Literature

20180630

Greenwood

Pages 256
Topics World History

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Shakespeare's World: The Tragedies: A Historical Exploration of Literature

Author(s): King, Douglas;
Contributors: King, Douglas;
Abstract:

This analysis of primary documents allows readers to understand Shakespeare's tragedies within the context of historical issues of Renaissance England.


• Provides primary source documents for close reading of four of Shakespeare's most popular tragedies

• Helps readers to relate primary source documents to Shakespeare's plays using narrative material

• Offers an introductory essay as an overview of the social and historical context of the plays

• Suggestions for further reading direct users to sources of additional information

• Presents a chronology that summarizes relevant historical events

SortTitle: shakespeare's world: the tragedies: a historical exploration of literature
Keyword(s): World History
Author Info:
Douglas J. Kingauthor

Douglas J. King is associate professor of English at Gannon University, where he teaches courses on Shakespeare, drama, and literature and film.

eISBN-13: 9781440857959
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440857942
Imprint: Greenwood
Pages: 256
Publication Date: 20180630
Series: Historical Explorations of Literature