By Peter Chrisp
New glance! Relaunched with new jackets and eight pages of latest textual content!
here's an unique and intriguing consultant to the everyday life, heady successes, and memorable works of a skilled playwright. awesome full-color images of costumes, jewels, sackbuts, violas, trapdoors, and actors provide a special "eyewitness" view of William Shakespeare, his buyers on the royal courtroom, and the start of recent theater in Europe. See Shakespeare's relations houses and haunts, well-known Elizabethan actors and playwrights, an awesome cutaway reconstruction of Shakespeare's Globe Theater, how actors faked a beheaded physique. research the place Shakespeare came across his top assets of suggestion, why heroines have been performed by means of boy actors, why gamers wanted a protector, how one can degree a swordfight, who stinkards have been. observe how fashion-conscious humans dressed, how Elizabethans played startling degree results, pals and foes in cutthroat London, the highlights of Shakespeare's comedies, tragedies, Roman performs, historical past performs, and romances, and lots more and plenty, even more.