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Author Bearman, Robert, author.

Title Shakespeare's money : how much did he make and what did this mean? / Robert Bearman
Edition First edition
Published Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, [2016]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Cover; Shakespeare's money: How much did he make and what did this mean?; Copyright; Contents; Abbreviations; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Early life; Family background; John Shakespeare's difficulties; Education and marriage; Career choices; Chapter 3: Laying the foundations; Early years in the theatre; A search for patronage?; As a Chamberlain's Man; A freelance writer?; Early residences in London; Chapter 4: Consolidation; The grant of arms; The purchase of New Place; Early business dealings; The property portfolio expands; Further investment, 1602-1605; Shakespeare the gentleman?
Chapter 5: RetrenchmentShakespeare the maltster; The Addenbrooke case; The Stratford tithes; The Welcombe enclosures; Chapter 6: The final count; Shakespeare's income; Shakespeare's status ; The Blackfriars Gatehouse ; Shakespeare's monument ; Chapter 7: Conclusion; Works cited; Index
Summary 'Shakespeare's Money' explores what archival records can reveal about Shakespeare's economic and social success, shedding light on how he elevated his family from lowly status to minor gentry and how economic concerns were ever present in his daily life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed February 11, 2016)
Subject Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Finance, Personal
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Knowledge -- Economics
SUBJECT Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 fast
Shakespeare, William 1564-1616 gnd
Subject LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Finance, Personal
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191077050