Genius of Shakespeare, The

Jonathan Bate

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Published: 6th Jun '08


Reissued with a new afterword by Professor Bate


Who was Shakespeare? Why has his writing endured? What makes it so endlessly adaptable to different times and cultures? And how has Shakespeare come to be such a powerful symbol of genius? The Genius of Shakespeare is a fascinating biography of the life – and afterlife – of the greatest English poet. Jonathan Bate, one of the world’s leading Shakespearean scholars, deftly shows how the legend of Shakespeare’s genius was created and sustained, and how it has become a truly global phenomenon.

Additional information

Weight 0.305 kg
Dimensions 27 × 129 × 196 mm
Page Count 416