Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year (Hardcover)

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By Allie Esiri (Compiled by)
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"Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year is not just for Christmas, but for all time." —Helena Bonham Carter

A magnificent collection of 365 passages from Shakespeare's works, for the Shakespeare scholar and neophyte alike.


Make Shakespeare a part of your daily routine with Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year, a yearlong collection of passages from Shakespeare's greatest works. Drawing from the full spectrum of plays and sonnets to mark each day of the year, whether it's a scene from Hamlet to celebrate Christmas or a Sonnet in June to help you enjoy a summer's day. There are also passages to mark important days in the Shakespeare calendar, both from his own life and from his plays: You'll read a pivotal speech from Julius Caesar on the Ides of March and celebrate Valentine's day with a sonnet. Every passage is accompanied by an enlightening note to teach you its significance and help you better appreciate the timelessness and poetry of Shakespeare's words. Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year will give you a thoughtful way reflect on each day, all while giving you a deeper appreciation for the most famous writer in the English language.

About the Author


Allie Esiri is a former English stage, film, and television actress and has been in numerous productions of Shakespeare’s plays, including performances with the English Shakespeare Company. A lifelong lover of Shakespeare’s poetry, she also studied Medieval and Modern English at Cambridge University.

Praise For…


"What distinguishes [Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year] are its fascinating, scholarly prefaces. A lucky dip for all ages and a handsome Christmas diversion." —Books of the Year, The Observer

"Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year is not just for Christmas, but for all time." —Helena Bonham Carter


Product Details
ISBN: 9780143134374
ISBN-10: 014313437X
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: November 24th, 2020
Pages: 608