30-Second Shakespeare The 50 Most Significant Ideas, Themes and Events, Each Explained in Half a Minute
|Author:||Ros Barber; Mark Rylance (Foreword by)|
|Series:||30 Second Ser.|
The bestselling 30-Second... series takes a revolutionary approach to learning about those subjects you feel you should really understand. Each title selects a popular topic and dissects it into the 50 most significant ideas at its heart. Every idea, no matter how complex, is explained in 300 words and one image, all digestible in just 30 seconds.
30-Second Shakespeare uses this unique approach to grapple with the world's most famous playwright. From what we know of his life and the intrigue of the authorship question, to uncoding the meanings of key concepts, themes and motifs, and the Bard's extraordinary enduring literary and linguistic legacy.
Rob Barber is the editor of ThreeSixty Magazine, Europe's leading bodyboard title. He's been a bodyboard instructor for well over a decade, he's coached the national surf team, and he also runs a bodyboard holiday company.Mike Searle is the former editor of leading European bodyboard magazine ThreeSixty. He has edited several books including The Bodyboard Travel Guide and The Complete Guide To Surf Fitness.