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The Resource Shakespeare's Restless World : A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects, Neil MacGregor

Shakespeare's Restless World : A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects, Neil MacGregor

Label
Shakespeare's Restless World : A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects
Title
Shakespeare's Restless World
Title remainder
A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects
Statement of responsibility
Neil MacGregor
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this brilliant work of historical reconstruction Neil MacGregor and his team at the British Museum, working together in a landmark collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the BBC, bring us twenty objects that capture the essence of Shakespeare's universe and the Tudor era of Elizabeth I
Cataloging source
UPZ
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1946-
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MacGregor, Neil
Dewey number
942.05/5
Index
index present
LC call number
DA360
LC item number
.M226 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • British Museum
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • BBC Radio 4
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Elizabeth
  • Material culture
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • England
  • Great Britain
Label
Shakespeare's Restless World : A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects, Neil MacGregor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Inside the Wooden O -- England goes global -- Communion and conscience -- Snacking through Shakespeare -- Life without Elizabeth -- Swordplay and swagger -- Europe : triumphs of the past -- Ireland : failures in the present -- City life, urban strife -- New science, old magic -- Toil and trouble -- Treason and plots -- Sex and the city -- From London to Marrakesh -- Disguise and deception -- The flag that failed -- A time of change, a change of time -- Plague and the playhouse -- London becomes Rome -- The theatres of cruelty -- Shakespeare goes global
Control code
ocn855647533
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 320 pages
Isbn
9780670026340
Other physical details
illustrations some color
Label
Shakespeare's Restless World : A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects, Neil MacGregor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Inside the Wooden O -- England goes global -- Communion and conscience -- Snacking through Shakespeare -- Life without Elizabeth -- Swordplay and swagger -- Europe : triumphs of the past -- Ireland : failures in the present -- City life, urban strife -- New science, old magic -- Toil and trouble -- Treason and plots -- Sex and the city -- From London to Marrakesh -- Disguise and deception -- The flag that failed -- A time of change, a change of time -- Plague and the playhouse -- London becomes Rome -- The theatres of cruelty -- Shakespeare goes global
Control code
ocn855647533
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 320 pages
Isbn
9780670026340
Other physical details
illustrations some color

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