Shakespeare Lived And Worked In An Extraordinary Period Of Change And Discovery Which Can Be Hard To Understand In 21st Century Just As Modern Audiences Connect To The Enduring And Universal Appeal Of His Plays, So We Can Connect To Objects From His Lifetime To Illuminate Our Understanding Of His Work This Unique Book Brings Together, For The First Time, A Selection Of 50 Objects From The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust In Stratford Upon Avon.An Accessible And Lavishly Illustrated Object Based Exploration Of The Role And Significance Of Notable Paintings, Furniture, Ceramics, Textiles And Metal Wares In The Everyday Experience Of People Living In Shakespearean England, The Book Will Appeal To Anyone With A Love Of Shakespeare Organised Along A Simple Narrative Based On The Seven Ages Of Man Speech From As You Like It, The Book Reveals How Material Objects Can Provide Greater Insight Into Such Major Themes As Religious And Social Change, Education, Birth, Marriage, Death, Family Life, Professional And Community Life.Published To Mark The 400th Anniversary Of Shakespeare S Death In 2016, The Book Brings Shakespeare S Life And Times Engagingly To Life For Readers Of All Ages. Stuffpaintings, clothing, pottery, maps and many items from Shakespeare s time All help to tell the story of the social s, changes in religion and how people lived..which Will incorporated into his plays and sonnets Very interesting book for all ages..
- 136 pages
- Shakespeare and the Stuff of Life
- Delia Garratt
- 09 November 2019 Delia Garratt