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England in the age of Shakespeare / Jeremy Black.

  • Author

    Black, Jeremy

  • Date published

    2019

  • Publisher

    [Bloomington, Indiana] : Indiana University Press, [2019]

  • Subject

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Homes and haunts England.

    England Social life and customs 17th century.

    England Social life and customs 16th century.

Contents: The imagination of the age -- The world of the plays -- A dynamic country -- London -- Narrating the past : history plays -- The narrative of politics -- The political imagination -- Social conditions, structures, and assumptions -- Health and medicine -- Cultural trends -- England and Europe -- The wider world : locating Prospero -- As we like him.