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The Resource Searching for Shakespeare, Tarnya Cooper ; with essays by Marcia Pointon, James Shapiro, and Stanley Wells

Searching for Shakespeare, Tarnya Cooper ; with essays by Marcia Pointon, James Shapiro, and Stanley Wells

Label
Searching for Shakespeare
Title
Searching for Shakespeare
Statement of responsibility
Tarnya Cooper ; with essays by Marcia Pointon, James Shapiro, and Stanley Wells
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Investigates the authenticity of the Chandos portrait and five others as true likenesses of playwright William Shakespeare, and explores Shakespeare's life and world, presenting and describing individual costumes, theater models, manuscripts, and maps from his time as well as portraits of his contemporaries
Cataloging source
TOL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cooper, Tarnya
Dewey number
822.33
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR2931
LC item number
.C667 2006b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1955-
  • 1930-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pointon, Marcia R
  • Shapiro, James
  • Wells, Stanley
  • National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
  • Yale Center for British Art
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Portrait painting, English
  • Portrait painting, English
Target audience
adult
Label
Searching for Shakespeare, Tarnya Cooper ; with essays by Marcia Pointon, James Shapiro, and Stanley Wells
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Accompanies the exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery, London, March 2-May 29, 2006, and the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, June 24-September 27, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-231) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'Sweet master Shakespeare': 1564-1616 / Stanley Wells -- Shakespeare's professional world / James Shapiro -- Silent 'oratory': portrait painting in England around 1600 / Tarnya Cooper -- Catalogue: Shakespeare's face: his known likeness -- Likeness and myth: the search for Shakespeare's portrait -- The early years: Shakespeare's family and his life in Stratford-upon-Avon -- Elizabethan theatre: London playhouses in the 1580s -- The established playwright: patrons and players, wealth and reputation -- At court: the Essex Rebellion and the king's men -- Poets and playwrights: Shakespeare's contemporaries -- Death and legacy: the will and the plays -- National identity and the afterlife of Shakespeare's portraits / Marcia Pointon
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780300116113
Lccn
2005938031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm67294299
  • (Sirsi) o67294299
  • (OCoLC)67294299
Label
Searching for Shakespeare, Tarnya Cooper ; with essays by Marcia Pointon, James Shapiro, and Stanley Wells
Publication
Note
Accompanies the exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery, London, March 2-May 29, 2006, and the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, June 24-September 27, 2006
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-231) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'Sweet master Shakespeare': 1564-1616 / Stanley Wells -- Shakespeare's professional world / James Shapiro -- Silent 'oratory': portrait painting in England around 1600 / Tarnya Cooper -- Catalogue: Shakespeare's face: his known likeness -- Likeness and myth: the search for Shakespeare's portrait -- The early years: Shakespeare's family and his life in Stratford-upon-Avon -- Elizabethan theatre: London playhouses in the 1580s -- The established playwright: patrons and players, wealth and reputation -- At court: the Essex Rebellion and the king's men -- Poets and playwrights: Shakespeare's contemporaries -- Death and legacy: the will and the plays -- National identity and the afterlife of Shakespeare's portraits / Marcia Pointon
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780300116113
Lccn
2005938031
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm67294299
  • (Sirsi) o67294299
  • (OCoLC)67294299

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