Nine books on William Shakespeare, Life and Works
including E M W Tillyard and John Russell Brown
Here are nine books on William Shakespeare, his life and times, work and criticism.
1. John E Cunningham, Elizabethan and Early Stuart Drama (Evans, London, 1965). Paperback, good plus condition. A more general title but with much reference to Shakespeare.
2. E M W Tillyard, The Elizabethan World Picture (Pelican, London, 1988). Paperback (reprint). A classic observation of Elizabethan life (again, a general text but Shakespeare is heavily referenced).
3. Grose & Oxley, Shakespeare (Evans, London, 1965). Paperback, good condition. Shakespeare's language, imagery, theatre, moral vision etc
4. M C Bradbrook, Shakespeare and Elizabethan Poetry (Penguin, London, 1964). Paperback, good plus condition. Shows how much Shakespeare owed to classical sources, medieval thought, courtly tradition etc
5. M M Mahood, Shakespeare's Wordplay (Methuen, London, 1968). Paperback. Good plus condition. Shakespeare's mastery of language and punning.
6. Alfred Harbage, Shakespeare's Audience (Columbia University Press, New York, 1961). Paperback. Good condition for age. Who were the Bard's audience?
7. John Russell Brown, Shakespeare and his Comedies (Methuen, London, 1968). Paperback. Good plus condition.
8. Neilson & Thorndike, The Facts about Shakespeare (Macmillan, New York, 1961). Paperback, good condition. A compact summary of Shakespearean biography, scholarship and criticism.
9. Peter Thomson, Shakespeare's Professional Career (Cambridge University Press, 1969). Paperback, good condition. An account of Shakespeare at work against a backdrop of rivalry, opportunism and political intrigue...
All books are in strong readable condition.Sold