This essential handbook provides a complete index to all aspects of Shakespearian lore over four centuries - his life and work, friends and acquaintances, his poems, plays and their characters, Elizabethan-Jacobean theatre, the other dramatists who wrote for it, their most important plays and the companies that performed them, the history up to twentieth century of Shakespeare's work both on the stage and in the study, his printers and publishers, players and producers, editors and adapters, scholars and critics.
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'the comprehensiveness, clarity, and reliability of the work are positive virtues which will make it extremely valuable to all students of Shakespeare' -- Times Educational Supplement
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1969. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140530118