Introduction to Shakespeare

A Listmania! list by Varian Beauregard (Le Jardin d'Angleterre)
 
The RSC Shakespeare: The Complete Works
1.  The RSC Shakespeare: The Complete Works by William Shakespeare
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  "You definitely need one of these and this is the best and more than worth the price over any cheaper edition."
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Shakespeare: The World as a Stage (Eminent Lives)
2.  Shakespeare: The World as a Stage (Eminent Lives) by Bill Bryson
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  "Short and succinct, informative and witty. Not essential but a good introductory biography."
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1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare
3.  1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare by James Shapiro
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  "Excellent; very readable and enjoyable. Contains a brilliant analysis on the four plays written that year and heaps of political and cultural background."
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Shakespeare and Co.: Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Dekker, Ben Jonson, Thomas Middleton, John Fletcher and the Other Players in His Story
4.  Shakespeare and Co.: Christopher Marlowe, Thomas Dekker, Ben Jonson, Thomas Middleton, John Fletcher and the Other Players in His Story by Stanley Wells
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  "The wider dramatic context. Long chapters but readable and informative."
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Shakespeare: The Basics
5.  Shakespeare: The Basics by Sean McEvoy
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  "Great introduction especially for the academic but will give anyone a more profound understanding and appreciation of Shakespeare."
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The Cultural Identity of Seventeenth Century Woman: A Reader
6.  The Cultural Identity of Seventeenth Century Woman: A Reader by Neil Keeble
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  "Great background to the difficult and thorny issue of women's place in 17th century society."
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