Shakespeare's Wife by Dr. Germaine Greer

Shakespeare's Wife by Dr. Germaine Greer

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Presents hypotheses about the life of the farmer's daughter who married Shakespeare. This book asks questions, opens fields of investigation and research, and rights the wrongs done to Ann Shakespeare.

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Little is known of the wife of England's greatest playwright. In play after play Shakespeare presents the finding of a worthy wife as a triumphant denouement, yet scholars persist in believing that his own wife was resented and even hated by him. Here Germaine Greer strives to re-embed the story of their marriage in its social context and presents new hypotheses about the life of the farmer's daughter who married our greatest poet. This is a daring, insightful book that asks new questions, opens new fields of investigation and research, and rights the wrongs done to Ann Shakespeare.

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SKU GOR001250317
Title Shakespeare's Wife
Author By (author) Dr. Germaine Greer
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 416
ISBN 10 0747593000
ISBN 13 9780747593003
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Little is known of the wife of England's greatest playwright. In play after play Shakespeare presents the finding of a worthy wife as a triumphant denouement, yet scholars persist in believing that his own wife was resented and even hated by him. Here Germaine Greer strives to re-embed the story of their marriage in its social context and presents new hypotheses about the life of the farmer's daughter who married our greatest poet. This is a daring, insightful book that asks new questions, opens new fields of investigation and research, and rights the wrongs done to Ann Shakespeare.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001250317
Title Shakespeare's Wife
Author By (author) Dr. Germaine Greer
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 416
ISBN 10 0747593000
ISBN 13 9780747593003
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No