Shakespeare's Ear: Dark, Strange, and Fascinating Tales from the World of Theater

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"Shakespeare's Ear presents dark and sometimes funny pieces of fact and folklore that bedevil the mostly unknown history of theater. All manner of skullduggery, from revenge to murder, from affairs to persecution, proves that the drama off-stage was just as intense as any portrayed on it. The stories include those of: An ancient Greek writer of tragedies who dies when an eagle drops a tortoise on his head. A sixteenth-century English playwright who lives a double life as a spy and perishes horribly, stabbed above the eye. A ...

Shakespeare's Ear: Dark, Strange, and Fascinating Tales from the World of Theater 2017, Skyhorse Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781510719576

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