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Shakespeare / the life, the works, the treasures Catherine M.S. Alexander.

  • Author

    Alexander, Catherine M S

    Royal Shakespeare Company,

  • Date published

    2006

  • Publisher

    London : Deutsch, 2006.

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Criticism and interpretation.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Influence.

    Great Britain History Elizabeth, 1558-1603.

    Great Britain History James I, 1603-1625.

  • Accession number

    83418121

  • Class

    Reading Room Quick Reference - 63/ALE

  • ISBN

    023300193X (hbk.)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    64 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 x 31 cm.

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General note: Published in association with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Covers details of Shakespeare, from his birth and life as a married man, actor, playwright, poet and businessman to the enduring legacy of his work through various media. Includes 30 removable facsimile documents connected to Shakespeare, including the registration of his marriage and his will. Includes audio CD of exerpts from various productions selected from The Complete Archangel Shakespeare production. In slipcase. Formatted contents note: Facsimiles: 1. Frankpledge for refuse heap -- 2. Conveyance of property showing John Shakespeare's lease (1570) -- 3. Shakespeare's baptism record (1564) -- 4. Shakespeare's marriage bond -- 5. Baptism registration, Susanna Shakespeare (1583) -- 6. Baptism registration, Hamnet and Judith Shakespeare (1585) -- 7. Hamnet's buriel registration (1596) -- 8. Purchase of New Place (1597) -- 9. Letter from Richard Quiney (1598) -- 10. Ex[aminatio]on of Augustyn Phillypps servant unto the L[ord] Chamberlayne (1600) -- 11. Account of Edmund Tylney (1604) -- 12. Account of payment for King's Men (1604) -- 13. Letters patent for Kings Men from James I -- 14. Account of the Master of the Great Wardrobe (1604) -- 15. Blackfriars property conveyance -- 16. Shakespeare's will (1616) -- 17. Registration of Shakespeare's burial (1616) -- 18. Poster of Japanese production.