Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

Finalist, National Book Awards 2004 for Nonfiction

Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare by Stephen Greenblatt, 2004
ISBN 9780393050578
W. W. Norton & Company
Stephen Greenblatt author photo, 2004
Stephen Greenblatt

Stephen Greenblatt is John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. Among his books are Will of the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare, a Finalist for the 2004 National Book Award in Nonfiction and a New York Times bestseller, and Hamlet in Purgatory. More about this author >

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A vivid account of Shakespeare’s life in Elizabethan England and how that life produced the world’s greatest writer.

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