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Culture and Society in Shakespeare's Day

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,… (See Below for Full Description)
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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.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-1-60413-523-7
ISBN-10 1604135239
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-3954-8
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Backgrounds to Shakespeare
Author Robert C. Evans
Publication Date 4/1/2012
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color illustrations. Index. Bibliography.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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