The book is well-written, being both informative and a pleasure to read.
I highly recommend this book as a classroom set for teachers who teach Shakespeare classes or even a unit on Shakespeare; it really does bring Shakespeare Alive!
Hat's off to Papp and Kirkland for an excellent introduction to Shakespeare's England.
Replacement for a copy of this book that I lost. The book is an excellent little synopsis of the times and writings of Shakespeare. Read morePublished 3 months ago by R. S. Deland Jr.
This book was for a class and it helped me understand the concepts of what I was learning better than the teacher's instruction at time. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Inverna
Interesting book for background on Shakespeare. The story starts out and gives the details as if you are there. Then it goes on to various topic. Good taste read.Published 22 months ago by MarbleTech
As someone who is well read in all things Shakespeare, I still found some nuggets of new information in this text, which pleasantly surprised me. "Shakespeare Alive! Read morePublished on March 17, 2010 by B. Wilfong
easy to read, full of tidbits and info that was new to me. It is only an overview, but a great beginning in learning about the time and people and the conditions under which they... Read morePublished on August 3, 2007 by D. Montano
I know the person who wrote the book and it is the bestest thing i have ever read! This provides useful information for beginning Shakespeare scholars. Buy this book! Read morePublished on April 10, 2006 by cool dude