Shakespeare and His Contemporaries.
This beautiful little art book in black cloth with partial Shakespeare portrait on the jacket is precious not only for the color portraits of 16th century England. The portraits are accompanied by informative biographies. These are excellent sketches and will make the reader feel quite enlightened. Learn about the poets, writers, and dramatists who, with Shakespeare, created a new kind of theatre and a new English language. Printed on heavy paper. National Portrait Gallery, London. 2005. 112 pgs. Hb, Dj. NEW. $10.00