Shakespeare's Wife (Paperback)Germaine Greer (author)
Paperback 416 Pages / Published: 01/09/2008
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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.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 416
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm
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