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The Resource Shakespeare : the world as stage, Bill Bryson, (electronic resource)

Shakespeare : the world as stage, Bill Bryson, (electronic resource)

Label
Shakespeare : the world as stage
Title
Shakespeare
Title remainder
the world as stage
Statement of responsibility
Bill Bryson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
William Shakespeare, the most celebrated poet in the English language, left behind nearly a million words of text, but his biography has long been a thicket of supposition arranged around scant facts. With his trademark wit, Bill Bryson sorts through this colorful muddle to reveal the man himself. Bryson documents the efforts of earlier scholars, and, emulating the style of his travelogues, records episodes in his own research. He celebrates Shakespeare as a writer of unimaginable talent and enormous inventiveness, a coiner of phrases ("vanish into thin air," "foregone conclusion," "one fell swoop") that even today have common currency. His Shakespeare is like no one else's--the beneficiary of Bryson's genial nature, his engaging skepticism, and an unrivaled gift for storytelling.--From publisher description
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bryson, Bill
Dewey number
  • 822.3/3
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR2895
LC item number
.B79 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Eminent lives
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Dramatists, English
Label
Shakespeare : the world as stage, Bill Bryson, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-199)
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 199 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061545436
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
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unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8E9B2D51-5F90-46F4-8A98-C1243B1B0C80
System control number
  • 1410009
  • (OCoLC)667576284
  • (OCoLC)ocn667576284
  • 1410009
Label
Shakespeare : the world as stage, Bill Bryson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-199)
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 199 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061545436
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8E9B2D51-5F90-46F4-8A98-C1243B1B0C80
System control number
  • 1410009
  • (OCoLC)667576284
  • (OCoLC)ocn667576284
  • 1410009

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