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Cover of Shakespeare's Britain co-written by Jonathan Bate
Published: 
April 2012
Publisher: 
British Museum Press
ISBN: 
978-0714128269

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Shakespeare's Britain

Author: 
Jonathan Bate
Dora Thornton
Illustrated by: 
Becky Allen

From the common playgoers to the royal patrons, this book explores Britain from the perspective of Shakespeare's audience revealing how the significant issues of the day were explored at the playhouse through objects and quotations from Shakespeare's plays.

Bio

Sir Jonathan Bate is a Foundation Professor of environmental humanities with a joint appointment in the Department of English and the Global Futures Laboratory, School of Sustainability.