By Ros Barber,Mark Rylance
30-Second Shakespeare makes use of the original method of the bestselling 30-Second sequence to grapple with the paintings and impression of the world’s most famed playwright. This soaking up crash path takes the reader via what we all know of his lifestyles, then turns to uncoding key recommendations, subject matters and motifs in his performs and different works, and finishes with a succinct examine the Bard’s awesome literary and linguistic legacy.
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30-Second Shakespeare: 50 key aspects of his work, life, and legacy, each explained in half a minute by Ros Barber,Mark Rylance