Will In The World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

Stephen Greenblatt

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Vintage Publishing

Published: 6th Oct '16

£20.00

Shakespeare was a man of his time, constantly engaging with his audience’s deepest desires and fears. In this book, by reconnecting with this historic reality we are able to experience the true character of the playwright himself. It traces Shakespeare’s unfolding imaginative generosity.

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Description

Stephen Greenblatt’s Will in the World is widely recognised to be the fullest and most brilliant account ever written of Shakespeare’s life, his work and his age.Shakespeare was a man of his time, constantly engaging with his audience’s deepest desires and fears, and by reconnecting with this historic reality we are able to experience the true character of the playwright himself. Greenblatt traces Shakespeare’s unfolding imaginative generosity – his ability to inhabit others, to confer upon them his own strength of spirit, to make them truly live as independent beings as no other artist has ever done.Digging deep into the vital links between the playwright and his world, Will in the World provides the fullest account ever written of the living, breathing man behind the masterpieces.

Additional information

Weight 0.591 kg
Dimensions 34 × 153 × 234 mm
Page Count 464