So much of what we say about Shakespeare is either not true, or just not relevant, deflecting us from investigating the challenges of his inconsistencies and flaws. This electrifying new book thrives on revealing, not resolving, the ambiguities of Shakespeare's plays and their changing topicality. It takes us into a world of politicking and copy-catting; flirting with and skirting round the cut-throat issues of succession politics, religious upheaval and technological change. Professor Emma Smith introduces an intellectually, theatrically and ethically exciting writer who engages with intersectionality as much as with Ovid, with economics as much as poetry: who writes in strikingly modern ways about individual agency, privacy, politics, celebrity and sex.
Celebrate your passion for precision with this librarian style enamel pin. Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enamelled black and silver metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long. Made in the UK.
An original design by The Literary Gift Company, this series is inspired by the 2013 publication A Mug's Guide to Grammar. Dishwasher and microwave safe. Fine bone china mugs.Height of each mug 8cm.Available as a set, or individually.
Relive memories of your favourite childhood books with one of Britain's most celebrated children's illustrators. This jigsaw features an ensemble cast of Quentin Blake's best loved characters including images from Mrs Armitage, Snuff, The Green Ship, Zagazoo, Mister Magnolia, Patrick, Cockatoos, Angelo, Story of the Dancing...
There's nothing better than sharing your favourite book with a friend. And nothing worse than never getting it back again! Keep track of all your lendings (and make sure that the person who's borrowed it knows who to give it back to) with this handy...