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By: Andrew Dickson
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: January 2017
Seller ID: 134346
Binding: Paper Back
A book about how Shakespeare became fascinated with the world, and how the world became fascinated with Shakespeare
Ranging ambitiously across four continents and four hundred years, Worlds Elsewhere is an eye-opening account of how Shakespeare went global. Seizing inspiration from the playwright's own fascination with travel, foreignness, and distant worlds--worlds Shakespeare never himself explored--Andrew Dickson takes us on an extraordinary journey: from Hamlet performed by English actors tramping through the Baltic states in the early sixteen hundreds to the ...