William Shakespeare: A Compact Documentary Life

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The full text of Schoenbaum's Documentary Life of the Bard incorporates new material and is accompanied by reproductions of fifty documents providing evidence of Shakespeare's activities

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s reputation as a playwright overshadows the fact that he was perhaps an even greater poet. This selection of his poetry -- sonnets, and songs and verse from the plays, some justly familiar, others less known -- offers the quintessence of his remarkable art and provides an enticing introduction to his work.

The songs and sonnets are accompanied by Elizabethan miniatures and illuminated manuscripts, the verse from plays is accompanied by paintings of the nineteenth century.

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