Shakespeare and the Resistance

Shakespeare and the Resistance

A brilliant and provocative reinterpretation of Shakespeare's largely forgotten epic poems, and the political controversy they incited.

As the year 1600 approached, unrest was stirring in post-Reformation England. The people pitted themselves against Queen Elizabeth, questioning the monarchy and exploring republicanism. Amidst this tension, William Shakespeare published a pair of epic poems dedicated to his patron, the Earl of Southampton, which would quickly become… (more)

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Publisher: PublicAffairs (June 26, 2018)

Collection: PublicAffairs

Page count: 288 pages

Language: English


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