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The Shakespeare notebooks

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Product description

Many people know about William Shakespeare's famous encounter with the Doctor at the Globe Theatre in 1599. But what few people know (though many have suspected) is that it was not the first time they met.

Drawn from recently-discovered archives, The Shakespeare Notebooks is the holy grail of Bard scholars: conclusive proof that the Doctor not only appeared throughout Shakespeare's life, but had a significant impact on his writing. In these pages you'll find early drafts of scenes and notes for characters that never appeared in the plays; discarded lines of dialogue and sonnets; never-before-seen journal entries; and much more. From the original notes for Hamlet (with a very different appearance by the ghost) and revealing early versions of the faeries of A Midsummer Night's Dream, to strange stage directions revised to remove references to a mysterious blue box.

The Shakespeare Notebooks is an astonishing document that offers a unique insight into the mind of one of history's most respected and admired figures.

And also, of course, William Shakespeare.

The book is in very good condition.

Item details

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1849908117
ISBN-13:
9781849908115
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
BBC Books

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Many people know about William Shakespeare's famous encounter with the Doctor at the Globe Theatre in 1599. But what few people know (though many have suspected) is that it was not the first time they met.

Drawn from recently-discovered archives, The Shakespeare Notebooks is the holy grail of Bard scholars: conclusive proof that the Doctor not only appeared throughout Shakespeare's life, but had a significant impact on his writing. In these pages you'll find early drafts of scenes and notes for characters that never appeared in the plays; discarded lines of dialogue and sonnets; never-before-seen journal entries; and much more. From the original notes for Hamlet (with a very different appearance by the ghost) and revealing early versions of the faeries of A Midsummer Night's Dream, to strange stage directions revised to remove references to a mysterious blue box.

The Shakespeare Notebooks is an astonishing document that offers a unique insight into the mind of one of history's most respected and admired figures.

And also, of course, William Shakespeare.

The book is in very good condition.

Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1849908117
ISBN-13:
9781849908115
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
BBC Books

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