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The Shakespeare Guide to Italy: Retracing the Bard's Unknown Travels
By Richard Paul Roe and Daniel Wright (introduced by)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Perennial
Publication date November 8, 2011
Pages 309
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780062074263
ISBN-10 0062074261
Dimensions 1 by 7 by 9.50 in.
Weight 2.08 lbs.
Original list price $19.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Equal parts literary detective story and vivid travelogue, TheShakespeare Guide to Italy chronicles author Richard Paul Roe’sthirty-year quest to find the locations in which Shakespeare set his tenItalian plays—delivering a text which will forever change our understanding ofhow to read the Bard of Avon and irrevocably alter our vision of who WilliamShakespeare really was. More than 150 full-color images illustrate and enhanceRoe’s captivating narrative, illuminating his lifelong journey and shining alight into the depths of Shakespeare’s experiences in Italy. Until now,Shakespeare’s use of Italian backdrops—Romeo and Juliet’s Verona, Othello’sVenice, Much Ado About Nothing’s Messina, to name a few—has been thesource of controversy and conjecture. With The Shakespeare Guide to Italy,Roe’s meticulous study reveals the secrets that have eluded scholars forcenturies.

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With Daniel Wright (other contributor) | from Perennial (November 8, 2011)
9780062074263 | details & prices | 309 pages | 7.00 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 2.08 lbs | List price $19.99
About: Equal parts literary detective story and vivid travelogue, TheShakespeare Guide to Italy chronicles author Richard Paul Roe’sthirty-year quest to find the locations in which Shakespeare set his tenItalian plays—delivering a text which will forever change our understanding ofhow to read the Bard of Avon and irrevocably alter our vision of who WilliamShakespeare really was.

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