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Compact Bedford Introduction to Literature 8e and Hamlet and Literature Aloud

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ISBN-10: 0312608683

ISBN-13: 9780312608682

Edition: 8th 2009

Authors: Michael Meyer, William Shakespeare, Susanne L. Wofford

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List price: $66.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 3/25/2009
Binding: Box or Slipcased 
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 4.048
Language: English

William Shakespeare, 1564 - 1616 Although there are many myths and mysteries surrounding William Shakespeare, a great deal is actually known about his life. He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous merchant and local politician and Mary Arden, who had the wealth to send their oldest son to Stratford Grammar School. At 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, the 27-year-old daughter of a local farmer, and they had their first daughter six months later. He probably developed an interest in theatre by watching plays performed by traveling players in Stratford while still in his youth. Some time before 1592, he left his family to take up residence in London,…