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ISBN-10: 1115800620

ISBN-13: 9781115800624

Edition: N/A

Authors: William Shakespeare, Isaac Reed

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As outspoken in his day as Richard Dawkins or Christopher Hitchens are today, American freethinker and author ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL (1833-1899) was a notorious radical whose uncompromising views on religion and slavery (they were bad, in his opinion), women's suffrage (a good idea, he believed), and other contentious matters of his era made him a wildly popular orator and critic of 19th-century American culture and public life. As a speaker dedicated to expanding intellectual horizons and celebrating the value of skepticism, Ingersoll spoke frequently on such topics as atheism, freedom from the pressures of conformity, and the lives of philosophers who espoused such concepts. This…    
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List price: $20.99
Publisher: Creative Media Partners, LLC
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 426
Size: 7.44" wide x 9.69" long x 0.87" tall
Weight: 1.672
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,…    

Jeffrey C. Alexander is the Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology at Yale University, where he is Codirector of the Center for Cultural Sociology. Among his many influential books is The Civic Sphere (2006).Isaac Reed is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado. He has published articles in Sociological Theory and Cultural Sociology, and he is the co-editor of Culture, Society, and Democracy: The Interpretive Approach (Paradigm 2007)