Fates and Traitors Book
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Fates and Traitors


  • Author : Jennifer Chiaverini
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release Date : 2017-11-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101983843

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The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker and Switchboard Soldiers returns with a riveting work of historical fiction following the notorious John Wilkes Booth and the four women who kept his perilous confidence. John Wilkes Booth, the mercurial son of an acclaimed British stage actor and a Covent Garden flower girl, committed one of the most notorious acts in American history—the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. The subject of more than a century of scholarship, speculation, and even obsession, Booth is often portrayed as a shadowy figure, a violent loner whose single murderous act made him the most hated man in America. Lost to history until now is the story of the four women whom he loved and who loved him in return: Mary Ann, the steadfast matriarch of the Booth family; Asia, his loyal sister and confidante; Lucy Lambert Hale, the senator’s daughter who adored Booth yet tragically misunderstood the intensity of his wrath; and Mary Surratt, the Confederate widow entrusted with the secrets of his vengeful plot. Fates and Traitors brings to life pivotal actors—some willing, others unwitting—who made an indelible mark on the history of our nation. Chiaverini portrays not just a soul in turmoil but a country at the precipice of immense change.

Women in Shakespeare Book

Women in Shakespeare


  • Author : Alison Findlay
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2014-02-27
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472557513

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Women in Shakespeare Excerpt :

This is a comprehensive reference guide examining the language employed by Shakespeare to represent women in the full range of his poetry and plays. Including over 350 entries, Alison Findlay shows the role of women within Shakespearean drama, their representations on the Shakespearean stage, and their place in Shakespeare's personal and professional lives.

Shakespeare s Demonology Book

Shakespeare s Demonology


  • Author : Marion Gibson
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2014-02-27
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472500311

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This volume in the long-running and acclaimed Shakespeare Dictionary series is a detailed, critical reference work examining all aspects of magic, good and evil, across Shakespeare's works. Topics covered include the representation of fairies, witches, ghosts, devils and spirits.

Shakspeare s Julius Caesar Book

Shakspeare s Julius Caesar


  • Author : William Shakespeare
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1848
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015081445382

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Poems and Plays Book

Poems and Plays


  • Author : William Shakespeare
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1821
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951002081701E

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The Plays Book

The Plays


  • Author : William Shakespeare
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1801
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : BSB:BSB10749397

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