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The Resource Shakespeare : the world as a stage, Bill Bryson, (overdrive ebook)

Shakespeare : the world as a stage, Bill Bryson, (overdrive ebook)

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Shakespeare : the world as a stage
Title
Shakespeare
Title remainder
the world as a stage
Statement of responsibility
Bill Bryson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
William Shakespeare, the most celebrated poet in the English language, left behind nearly a million words of text, but his biography has long been a thicket of supposition arranged around scant facts. With his trademark wit, Bill Bryson sorts through this colorful muddle to reveal the man himself. Bryson documents the efforts of earlier scholars, and, emulating the style of his travelogues, records episodes in his own research. He celebrates Shakespeare as a writer of unimaginable talent and enormous inventiveness, a coiner of phrases ("vanish into thin air," "foregone conclusion," "one fell swoop") that even today have common currency. His Shakespeare is like no one else's--the beneficiary of Bryson's genial nature, his engaging skepticism, and an unrivaled gift for storytelling.--From publisher description
Tone
Writing style
Award
YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
Biography type
individual biography
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206057
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
822.33
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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True
Series statement
Eminent lives
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the world as stage
Label
Shakespeare : the world as a stage, Bill Bryson, (overdrive ebook)
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London: HarperPress, 2007
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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ocn891789607
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061545436
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)891789607
Label
Shakespeare : the world as a stage, Bill Bryson, (overdrive ebook)
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: HarperPress, 2007
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn891789607
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061545436
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 61ab29c5-f7b5-4b89-8112-18916e0f9722
  • 3f5c531e-5fd8-4b13-a590-9b5b7479506c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)891789607

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