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The Age of Shakespeare - A Modern Library Chronicle

Frank Kermode

Britain’s most esteemed scholar of 16th and 17th century literature, Frank Kermode is also a noted author and professor. In this Modern Library Chronicle, he uses the context of the Elizabethan Era to link each of Shakespeare’s plays to their probable years of creation. By portraying the bard’s England in terms of its society, economy, and arts, Kermode provides an invaluable guide to understanding Shakespeare’s works. “Academics and common readers alike have much to learn from Kermode’s illuminating and delectable study.”—Billy Collins, former U.S. Poet Laureate

Britain’s most esteemed scholar of 16th and 17th century literature, Frank Kermode is also a noted author and professor. In this Modern Library Chronicle, he uses the context of the Elizabethan Era to link each of Shakespeare’s plays to their probable years of creation. By portraying the bard’s England in terms of its society, economy, and arts, Kermode provides an invaluable guide to understanding Shakespeare’s works. “Academics and common readers alike have much to learn from Kermode’s illuminating and delectable study.”—Billy Collins, former U.S. Poet Laureate
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History

Description:

Britain’s most esteemed scholar of 16th and 17th century literature, Frank Kermode is also a noted author and professor. In this Modern Library Chronicle, he uses the context of the Elizabethan Era to link each of Shakespeare’s plays to their probable years of creation. By portraying the bard’s England in terms of its society, economy, and arts, Kermode provides an invaluable guide to understanding Shakespeare’s works. “Academics and common readers alike have much to learn from Kermode’s illuminating and delectable study.”—Billy Collins, former U.S. Poet Laureate

Language:

English

Narrators:

Paul Hecht

Length:

5h 39m


Chapters

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01:05

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:06


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:25


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:54


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

32:26


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:24


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

28:34


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:34


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

17:26


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

56:49


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

42:48


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

48:37


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

44:45


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

40:00