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    • Shakespeare's Restless World

    • By: Neil MacGregor
    • Narrated by: Neil MacGregor
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    What was life like for Shakespeare's first audiences? In a time of political and religious unrest and economic expansion, how did Elizabethan play-goers make sense of their changing world? What did the plays mean to the public when they were first performed? In this fascinating series, Neil MacGregor attempts to answer these questions by examining 20 objects from that turbulent period. There are grand objects such as a communion chalice, a Venetian goblet, and Dr Dee's mirror, as well as everyday items.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everyday life in Elizabethan England

    • By Zaubermond on 12-30-16

    Regular price: $17.06