The Cambridge advisor to the Worlds of Shakespeare goals to copy the expansive achieve of Shakespeare's worldwide recognition. In pursuit of that imaginative and prescient, this paintings is transhistorical, foreign, and interdisciplinary. Shakespeare's international, 1500-1660, quantity one, incorporates a entire survey of the realm within which Shakespeare and his contemporaries lived, whereas The World's Shakespeare, 1660-Present, quantity , examines what the area has made from Shakespeare as a cultural icon over the last 4 centuries. for every of the work's twenty-eight huge topic components, starting from translation to pop culture to appearing arts, an outline is through a chain of shorter essays taking over specific elements of the topic handy. Richly illustrated with greater than 300 photographs among the 2 volumes, this paintings brings the area, existence, and afterlife of Shakespeare to readers, from non-academic Shakespeare fanatics and scholars to theater pros and Shakespeare students.

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