The Shakespeare Wars: Clashing Scholars, Public Fiascoes, Palace Coups
Publish date: September 19th 2006
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 624
Edition language: English
The Germans have Goethe, the Russians Dostoevsky, the Spanish Cervantes, the Portuguese Fernando Pessoa (and Camões). The English-speaking world has Shakespeare with a difference. Shakespeare “speaks” to us from a 400 year gap, while Goethe, Dostoevsky, Cervantes, and Pessoa are much closer to us. T...