William Shakespeare and the Globe

William Shakespeare and the Globe

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From Hamlet to Romeo and Juliet to A Midsummer Night s Dream, Shakespeare s celebrated works have touched people around the world. Aliki combines literature, history, biography, archaeology, and architecture in this richly detailed and meticulously researched introduction to Shakespeare s world-his life in Elizabethan times, the theater world, and the Globe, for which he wrote his plays. Then she brings history full circle to the present-day reconstruction of the Globe theater. Ages 8+"

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 223.52 x 299.72 x 5.08mm | 227g
  • HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • New South WalesAustralia
  • English
  • Reprint
  • colour illustrations, colour map
  • 0064437221
  • 9780064437226
  • 149,998

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"Aliki takes on an ambitious project and completes it with a pervasive sense of history and a fine sense of style. This biography of Shakespeare is also an appealing history of the Globe Theater."-- "Booklist, " Editors' Choice 1999Aliki conveys biographical facts about the Bard through lively prose and meticulously executed drawings and paintings . . .A fresh, sometimes amusing, always intriguing look at William Shakespeare and Sam Wanamaker -- two men of different centuries, each with rare genius.CCBC Choices 2000

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