Table of contents for Shakespeare / Michael Wood.

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ONE Roots 14

TWO A Child of State 31

THREE Education: School and Beyond 47

FOUR John Shakespeare's Secret 65

FIVE Marriage and Children 81

SIX The Lost Years 97

SEVEN London: Fame 110

EIGHT The Duty of Poets 145

NINE 'A Hell of Time' 165

TEN Shakespeare in Love? 186

ELEVEN Shakespeare's Dream of England 207

TWELVE Ambition: The Globe 219

THIRTEEN The Theatre of the World 242 

FOURTEEN Gunpowder, Treason and Plot 283

FIFTEEN Lost Worlds, New Worlds 299

SIXTEEN Tempests Are Kind 321

Epilogue 343
Further Reading 345
Acknowledgements 347
Index 349


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616, Dramatists, English Early modern, 1500-1700 Biography, Great Britain History Elizabeth, 1558-1603 Biography, Great Britain History James I, 1603-1625 Biography