Searching for Shakespeare

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Searching for Shakespeare

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One of the most elusive figures in history, this book brings together six key portraits to investigate their authenticity. With compelling new evidence from historians, scientists, conservators and curators, Searching for Shakespeare reveals an up-to-date picture of the playwright in the context of his contemporaies and his material world. Essays are by Tarnya Cooper, Marcia Pointin, James Shapiro and Stanley Wells.

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Tarnya Cooper is Sixteenth-Century Curator at the National Portrait Gallery, London. Stanley Wells is Chairman of the Trustees of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and Emeritus Professor on Shakespeare Studies at Birmingham University. James Shapiro is Larry Miller Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University and author of 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare. Marcia Pointon is Professor Emerita at the University of Manchester, Visiting Professor, Birbek College, University of London, and Hon. Research Fellow, Courtauld Institute.

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