This book considers the impact of the eighteenth century on Shakespeare, and vice versa. It describes how actors, critics, painters, and Enlightenment philosophers read and responded to Shakespeare's plays and poems, and how those plays and poems changed their lives.
Michael Caines, Assistant Editor, Times Literary Supplement
Michael Caines is an editor on the Times Literary Supplement. He has edited an anthology of plays by eighteenth-century women and an anthology about the actor David Garrick, and is a general editor of 'The Works of Nicholas Rowe' (forthcoming).