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  1. Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare
    Bard of Avon: The Story of William Shakespeare
    Diane Stanley, Peter Vennema
    HarperCollins / 2015 / Trade Paperback
    $5.99 Retail: $7.99 Save 25% ($2.00)
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    Stock No: WW419257
  1. Shakespeare: The Essential Guide to the Life and Works of the Bard
    Shakespeare: The Essential Guide to the Life and Works of the Bard
    Wiley / 2006 / Trade Paperback
    $13.46 Retail: $14.95 Save 10% ($1.49)
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    Stock No: WW767840

Help your student review the life and works of the Western world's most famous writer-essential knowledge for college preparation and cultural literacy. Offering concise and authoritative alphabetical entries on Shakespeare's background and major characters, this brief guide gives you insights on subjects from authorship, women in theatre and more. 320 pages, softcover.

  1. Who Was William Shakespeare?
    Who Was William Shakespeare?
    Celeste Davidson Mannis
    Grosset & Dunlap / Trade Paperback
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    Availability: Expected to ship on or about 12/29/18.
    Stock No: WW439044

Read about the life of the Bard in kid-friendly terms! With summaries of his plays interwoven into the story of his life, Who Was William Shakespeare recounts Shakespeare's family life, accomplishments in the theatre, and what it was like living during his era. Famous lines and quotes are included alongside many small pen-and-ink illustrations that bring an added charm. 104 pages, softcover. Timeline included.

  1. William Shakespeare: A Compact Documentary Life, Revised
    William Shakespeare: A Compact Documentary Life, Revised
    Samuel Schoenbaum
    Oxford University Press / 1988 / Trade Paperback
    $31.19
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    Stock No: WW051610

Covering over 400 years of scholarship, Schoenbaum's A Documentary Life follows the original sources that provide insight into various facets of the Bard's life. This compact edition features the full text, as well as 50 of the documents reproduced in smaller format. 384 indexed pages, softcover.

  1. The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography
    The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography
    Lois Potter
    Wiley-Blackwell / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $16.99 Retail: $35.95 Save 53% ($18.96)
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    Stock No: WW281529
  1. William Shakespeare & the Globe
    William Shakespeare & the Globe
    Aliki & Aliki(ILLUS)
    HarperTrophy / 2000 / Trade Paperback
    $6.29 Retail: $6.99 Save 10% ($0.70)
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    Stock No: WW4437226
  1. The Quest for Shakespeare
    The Quest for Shakespeare
    Joseph Pearce
    Ignatius Press / 2008 / Hardcover
    $17.96 Retail: $19.95 Save 10% ($1.99)
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    Stock No: WW172242
    1. The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography - unabridged audio book on MP3-CD
      The Life of William Shakespeare: A Critical Biography - unabridged audio book on MP3-CD
      Lois Potter
      Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio / 2017 / MP3
      $10.99 Retail: $14.99 Save 27% ($4.00)
      Availability: In Stock
      Stock No: WW638004

    The Life of William Shakespeare is a fascinating and wide-ranging exploration of Shakespeare's life and works focusing on often neglected literary and historical contexts: what Shakespeare read, who he worked with as an author and an actor, and how these various collaborations may have affected his writing.

    • Written by an eminent Shakespearean scholar and experienced theatre reviewer
    • Pays particular attention to Shakespeare's theatrical contemporaries and the ways in which they influenced his writing
    • Offers an intriguing account of the life and work of the great poet-dramatist structured around the idea of memory
    • Explores often neglected literary and historical contexts that illuminate Shakespeare's life and works

    Unabridged MP3-CD.

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