Books: The Bard for a New Generation

THE ANNOTATED SHAKESPEARE by A.L. Rowse; Potter; 3 vols.; $60

The theater that first housed Shakespeare's plays was not merely named the Globe, it was the globe. Under its famous open roof humanity passed in review. It was a whore and a fool and a murderer and it laughed; it was a virgin The theater that first housed Shakespeare's plays was not merely named the Globe, it was the globe. Under its famous open roof humanity passed in review. It was a whore and a fool and a murderer and it laughed; it was a...

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