30 Great Myths about Shakespeare
Think you know Shakespeare? Think again . . .
Was a real skull used in the first performance of Hamlet? WereShakespeare's plays Elizabethan blockbusters? How much do we reallyknow about the playwright's life? And what of his notoriousrelationship with his wife? Exploring and exploding 30 popularmyths about the great playwright, this illuminating new bookevaluates all the evidence to show how historical material—orits absence—can be interpreted and misinterpreted, and whatthis reveals about our own personal investment in the stories wetell.