101 Short Essays on Shakespeare
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
An accessible and jargon-free guide to Shakespeare, whether you’re new to the Bard, or a seasoned playgoer. Contents include:
General introduction to the comedies, tragedies and histories
Essays on all 38 plays, as well as the poems
Information about Shakespeare’s life and times
Discussion of theatre and performance
Fascinating look at a variety of background topics, including hoaxes, smut, Shakespeare’s women, and the ‘Shakespeare industry’.
Can be used as a complete Shakespeare course, or as a dip-in reference book!