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The artistic links between William Shakespeare and Sir Thomas More : radically different Richards / Charles A. Hallett and Elaine S. Hallett.

  • Author

    Hallett, Charles A.,

    Hallett, Elaine S., 1935-,

  • Date published

    2011

  • Publisher

    Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.

  • Subject

    Literature. eflch

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard III.

    More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535. History of King Richard the Third.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. King Richard III Sources.

    Richard III, King of England, 1452-1485 In literature.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Technique.

  • Accession number

    83446532

  • Class

    22.28/HAL

  • ISBN

    9780230113671 (hbk.), 0230113672 (hbk.)

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    x, 293 p. ; 22 cm.

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Summary, etc: The Halletts' investigation differs from anything that has been written about the relationship between Thomas More and William Shakespeare in that it approaches the subject from a dramaturgical point of view. This book defines, in specific terms, what Shakespeare learned from his study of More's History and how he exploited that knowledge.