Emma Smith

This Is Shakespeare
  • This Is Shakespeare

  • THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

    'An outstanding book ... lively, curious and passionate' Literary Review

    Why should you read a book about Shakespeare and his plays?
    Because he is a timeless genius whose work encapsulates the human condition?
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RELEASED 02/04/2020

Professor Emma Smith is lecturer in English at the University of Oxford, Professor of Shakespeare Studies, and a Fellow of Hertford College.