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By Laurie Maguire,Emma Smith

Think you recognize Shakespeare? reconsider . . .

Was a true cranium utilized in the 1st functionality of Hamlet? have been Shakespeare's performs Elizabethan blockbusters? How a lot can we relatively find out about the playwright's existence? And what of his infamous courting together with his spouse? Exploring and exploding 30 well known myths concerning the nice playwright, this illuminating new e-book evaluates the entire facts to teach how historic material—or its absence—can be interpreted and misinterpreted, and what this unearths approximately our personal own funding within the tales we tell.

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