and the Ships of Solomon is adventure reading at its best and brings to mind the sagas of Indiana Jones, with their overlay of supernatural intrigue and action.
the liberator--or Shakespeare the traitor--prevail?
Among those he stayed with were the Heskeths and Hoghtons--families with which Will Shakespeare
was involved--and Greenblatt speculates about the possibility that the sixteen-year-old fledgling poet and actor and the charismatic forty-year-old Jesuit priest actually met and talked.
Greenblatt follows the scholarly consensus in identifying Will Shakespeare
as his father's proxy, but he also connects the family fortunes and Shakespeare's own aspirations with a variety of his professional and personal characteristics: patterns of destitution and restoration in the plays, the poet's personal parsimony and his ambitious projects to buy or lease real estate in and around Stratford from 1597 onward, even his early retirement as a Warwickshire squire, a "wealthy man with many investments," after 1610.
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JOSEPH FIENNES as young Will Shakespeare
, trying to surmount writer's block on his new comedy Romeo And Ethel, The Pirate King's Daughter.
I had to adopt the attitude that as soon as I put on those tights, I am Will Shakespeare