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The most prolific scholar of William Shakespeare's life and work fills in the gaps between the beads of biographical fact with a more than satisfying degree of probability. Halliday traces Shakespeare's movements during the most important years of his life, discussing the theatrical, political and social pressures to which he was subject.
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Literary scholar and Cornwall historian, Frank Ernest Halliday, was born in Yorkshire. He taught English and History at Cheltenham College before moving to St Ives, in Cornwall, where he settled permanently and devoted his time to writing books. His vigorous, uncluttered and well informed work includes numerous volumes on Shakespeare, as well as studies of Thomas Hardy, Geoffrey Chaucer, Robert Browning, Doctor Johnson and William Wordsworth.Review:
'A quick-moving and workmanlike biography...admirably compact and comprehensive...clear and energetic prose' -- Observer
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