Culture and Society in Shakespeare's Day by Robert C. Evans
  

Culture and Society in Shakespeare's Day

Written by Robert C. Evans
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Culture and Society in Shakespeare's Day by Robert C. Evans

An engaging, illustrated overview, Culture and Society in Shakespeare's Day gives valuable historical context to Shakespeare's works, explaining what daily life was like in the country, in the city, and among the nobility, since all of these settings feature prominently in his plays. Major events from the time period, including the exploration of the New World and the clashes between the British Navy and the Spanish Armada, add important perspective for students studying Shakespeare and his varied works. Coverage includes: -Catholicism -Rituals of birth, marriage, and death -The universities -Folklore, superstition, and witchcraft -Puritanism -Crime -Plague -Medicine -The Spanish Armada -Exploration of the New World -The Gunpowder Plot -And much more.

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Format

Hardback
128 pages

Author

Robert C. Evans
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Publisher

Checkmark Books an imprint of Facts On File Inc

Publication date

1st March 2012

ISBN

9781604135237


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