Shakespeare, Our Contemporary
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Why read it?
1 author picked Shakespeare, Our Contemporary as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?
This classic work, first published in the 1960s, interprets Shakespeare’s work as portraying societies corrupted by injustice, cynical political maneuvering, and government surveillance. When it first appeared in the 1960s, it made Shakespeare’s plays seem chillingly relevant. It has the same effect today.
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