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Shakespeare and the Stuff of Life:  Treasures from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Edited by Delia Garratt and Tara Hamling 


This unique book brings together fifty remarkable objects from Shakespeare's time, taken from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust's collection in Stratford-upon-Avon.  


Beautifully illustrated throughout, the intriguing stories behind objects such as paintings, maps, clothing and furniture, are used to illuminate the world in which our greatest playwright and poet lived and worked.  These remarkably rich and varied modern experience of religious and social change, education, birth, marriage, death, family, professional and community life, all so vividly portrayed in Shakespeare's drama.  This fascinating book, published to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in 2016, brings the material world of Shakespeare's England engagingly to life for readers of all ages.


Format: Paperback, 136 pages

Publication Date:  21 April 2016

Publisher:  Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Imprint:  The Arden Shakespeare

Shakespeare and the Stuff of Life

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