The Shakespeare Guide to Italy

The Shakespeare Guide to Italy

Retracing the Bard's Unknown Travels

Book - 2011
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Equal parts literary detective story and vivid travelogue, TheShakespeare Guide to Italy chronicles author Richard Paul Roe'sthirty-year quest to find the locations in which Shakespeare set his tenItalian plays--delivering a text which will forever change our understanding ofhow to read the Bard of Avon and irrevocably alter our vision of who WilliamShakespeare really was. More than 150 full-color images illustrate and enhanceRoe's captivating narrative, illuminating his lifelong journey and shining alight into the depths of Shakespeare's experiences in Italy. Until now,Shakespeare's use of Italian backdrops--Romeo and Juliet's Verona, Othello'sVenice, Much Ado About Nothing's Messina, to name a few--has been thesource of controversy and conjecture. With The Shakespeare Guide to Italy,Roe's meticulous study reveals the secrets that have eluded scholars forcenturies.
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, c2011.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062074263
0062074261
Branch Call Number: 822.33 SHAKESPE D ROE R
Characteristics: xviii, 309 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.

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ser_library Jan 31, 2017

recommended as a guidebook for travellers or those who know Italy

suetd Mar 10, 2015

This is a highly readable and very interesting book which will make you aware just how much importance should be put on the idea that whoever wrote Shakespeare's works would have to have visited Europe! Like a mystery novel...with lovely pictures too!

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