8 Books That Will Deepen Your Love and Understanding of Shakespeare

It’s #ShakespeareSunday, which means quotes from the Bard abound on Twitter. But what if you want to take your appreciation further than a quick soundbite from Hamlet and a pedestrian meme trotted out to take advantage of a trending hashtag? Shakespeare is notoriously difficult to get into but once you’ve got a foothold on Shakespeare the man, and the social, historical, political, and literary issues surrounding his plays, the joys of seeing a Shakespeare play performed are endless. So, to help deepen your love and understanding of Shakespeare, I’d like to give you eight book recommendations.
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