Item description for On the Trail of William Shakespeare (On the Trail of) by J. Keith Cheetham...
Overview Not an appraisal of Shakespeare`s works but rather an `easy-read` historical account of his life plus information and descriptions about associated locations from the well-known to lesser-known sites in his life and works.
The first book ever to deal with all of the places linked with the life of the Bard ? from cottage to mighty castle, royal palace to battlefield, country village to vibrant metropolis, author J. Keith Cheetham investigates the locations that informed some of the greatest plays and poetry the world has ever known. Packed with religious persecution, assassination plots, wars, plagues, amorous encounters, blood, flames, shotgun weddings, stagecraft, political upheaval and tours of famous buildings, On the Trail of William Shakespeare is the essential handbook for anyone who wants to follow in the footsteps of the greatest writer England has ever known.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2006
Publisher Luath Press Limited
ISBN 1905222238 ISBN13 9781905222230
Availability 88 units. Availability accurate as of Jan 20, 2017 12:40.
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More About J. Keith Cheetham
J. Keith Cheetham was born in Sheffield, where he ran his own theatre company for ten years. He was the city's first Conference and Tourist Officer and the first Director of Black Country Tourism. He combines his knowledge of the life of Shakespeare with his knowledge of British tourism to produce this volume. He lives in Wolverhampton, has his own tourism consultancy and is also a busy after-dinner speaker.
J. Keith Cheetham currently resides in Wolverhampton. J. Keith Cheetham was born in 1937.