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Botanical Shakespeare An Illustrated Compendium of All the Flowers, Fruits, Herbs, Trees, Seeds, and Grasses Cited by the World's Greatest Playwright

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ISBN-10: 0062469908

ISBN-13: 9780062469908

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gerit Quealy, Sumie Hasegawa Collins, Helen Mirren

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A captivating, beautifully illustrated, one-of-a-kind color compendium of the flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, seeds, and grasses cited in the works of the world’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare, accompanied by their companion quotes from all of his plays and poems. With a foreword by Dame Helen Mirren—the first foreword she has ever contributed. In this striking compilation, Shakespeare historian Gerit Quealy and respected Japanese artist Sumi� Hasegawa combine their knowledge and skill in this first and only book that examines every plant that appears in the works of Shakespeare. Botanical Shakespeare opens with a brief look at the Bard’s relationship to the plants mentioned in…    
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Book details

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 4/11/2017
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 208
Language: English

Helen Mirren was born in Chiswick to Russian parents, and grew up in Southend-on-Sea. Her starring role as DCI Jane Tennison in Prime Suspect has made her a household name, but she has also won acclaim for her theatrical roles and cinematic success. She lives in Los Angeles.