Culture and Society in Shakespeare's Day

Culture and Society in Shakespeare's Day

Book - 2012
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Provides historical context to Shakespeare's works, explaining what daily life in Elizabethan England was like in the country, in the city, and among the nobility, since all of these settings feature prominently in his plays. Major events of the period, including the exploration of the New World and the clashes between the British Navy and the Spanish Armada, add important perspective for students studying Shakespeare and his works. Coverage includes: rituals of birth, marriage, and death; folklore, superstition, and witchcraft; Catholicism and Puritanism; medicine and the plague; crime; the Gunpowder Plot; and much more.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, c2012
ISBN: 9781604135237
1604135239
Branch Call Number: / 942.055 EVANS
Characteristics: vii, 120 p. : ill. ; 25 cm

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