George V. Reilly

Review: Shakespeare in an Hour

Shakespeare in an Hour
Title: Shake­speare in an Hour
Author: Christo­pher Baker
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★
Publisher: Smith & Kraus
Copyright: 2010
Pages: 112
Keywords: drama, history
Reading period: 28 July–1 August, 2010

Quick, readable intro to Shake­speare’s life and plays, setting him in the context of the religious and political turmoils of the late Eliz­a­bethan and early Jacobean eras. You can’t do justice to Shake­speare in an hour, of course, Most useful if you didn’t already know anything about him or his work.

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