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Published: 16 November 2021

448 Pages | 7 colour plates, 31 illustrations

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780192846303

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The Private Life of William Shakespeare

Lena Cowen Orlin

  • Presents a new understanding of Shakespeare underpinned by detailed archival research into Warwickshire life and offers a rich account of everyday life in early modern Stratford
  • Each chapter showcases a key piece of documentary evidence relating to Shakespeare's baptism,evidence pertaining to his father, his wedding, his home, his will, and his monument
  • Highlights that there is more to know about Shakespeare than previously thought
  • Reveals what the second-best bed meant
  • Quotations from early documents are modernized for ease of reading