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Mapping Shakespeare : an exploration of Shakespeare's world through maps / Jeremy Black.

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Summary:

William Shakespeare's lifetime (1564-1616) spanned the reigns of the last of the Tudors, Elizabeth I and the first of the Stuart kings, James I and the changing times and political mores of the time were reflected through his plays. This book looks at the England in which Shakespeare worked through maps and illustrations that reveal the way that he and his contemporaries saw their land and their place in the world. It also explores the locations of his plays and looks at the possible inspirations for these and why Shakespeare would have chosen to set his stories there.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 822.33 BLACK 2018 (Text) 23892000943517 Main Collection Book None 06/12/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781844865178
  • ISBN: 1844865177
  • Physical Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps (some colour) ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Conway, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Maps on lining papers.
Summary, etc.:
William Shakespeare's lifetime (1564-1616) spanned the reigns of the last of the Tudors, Elizabeth I and the first of the Stuart kings, James I and the changing times and political mores of the time were reflected through his plays. This book looks at the England in which Shakespeare worked through maps and illustrations that reveal the way that he and his contemporaries saw their land and their place in the world. It also explores the locations of his plays and looks at the possible inspirations for these and why Shakespeare would have chosen to set his stories there.
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 > Knowledge > Geography.
Cartography > History > 16th century.
Cartography > History > 17th century.

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