Item description for The Timetraveller's Guide to Shakespeare's London (Timetraveller's Guide) by Joshua Doder...
It's all here:
* Just who was Shakespeare? * What drew him to London and what did he find here? * A pub crawl with John Falstaff, Shakespeare's fat felon * A day in the life of an Elizabethan actor * How to cope with Elizabethan heckling * Reviews of Shakespeare's plays by Cecil Arduous, arts critic of The Great Fart * Which play did Queen Elizabeth ban? * Shakespeare's mates---Christopher Marlowe and Ben Jonson * Life at the Globe Theatre * How to be an Elizabethan celebrity
William Shakespeare lived in one of the city's most exciting periods---during Queen Elizabeth I's reign. He is our greatest writer and this book recreates what life must have been like for him---from the low life of the taverns and the brothels, to the life of the court, all of which he experienced and all of which he put into his magnificent works.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.48" Width: 4.96" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.18 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2004
Publisher Salt Way Publishing
ISBN 1904153100 ISBN13 9781904153108
Availability 0 units.
More About Joshua Doder
When he isn't traveling the world, writing about Grk, Joshua Doder is a reporter for "The Guardian," He lives in London.