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Explore the lives of Shakespeare and key Renaissance writers.

Portrait of John Donne, c. 1595

John Donne

1572 - 1631

Poet

Portrait of Ben Jonson, c. 1617

Ben Jonson

1572 - 1637

Playwright, Poet

Painting of a young man, perhaps Christopher Marlowe, 1585

Christopher Marlowe

1564 - 1593

Playwright, Poet

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

1564 - 1616

Playwright

written by John Webster

John Webster

1578 - 1630

Playwright

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Shakespeare in Ten Acts

Shakespeare in Ten Acts (paperback)

Ten leading experts take a fresh look at Shakespeare

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Shakespeare Desk

Shakespeare Desk Diary 2017

Pictures and quotations to celebrate the life and works of 'the bard'

£6.50

Shakespeare Star Wars

William Shakespeare's Star Wars

George Lucas's Star Wars retold in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon

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