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Author Parry, G. J. R., author.

Title Shakespeare before Shakespeare : Stratford-upon -Avon, Warwickshire, and the Elizabethan state / Glyn Parry and Cathryn Enis
Edition First edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource (ix, 213 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. The Dudleys -- 2. The Ardens -- 3. The Shakespeares -- 4. The Trial of John Somerville and Edward Arden -- 5. The Aftermath
Summary Before William Shakespeare wrote world-famous plays on the themes of power and political turmoil, the Shakespeare family of Stratford-upon-Avon and their neighbors and friends were plagued by false accusations and feuds with the government--conflicts that shaped Shakespeare's sceptical understanding of the realities of power
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Family.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Friends and associates.
Shakespeare family.
Dudley family.
Arden family
SUBJECT Dudley family fast
Shakespeare family fast
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 fast
Subject Families
Politics and government
SUBJECT Stratford-upon-Avon (England) -- History -- 16th century
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1485-1603.
Subject England -- Stratford-upon-Avon
Great Britain
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Enis, Cathryn, author.
ISBN 9780192607867