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Who was on Shakespeare’s bookshelf? (infographic)

Oxford University Press has just published a very interesting infographic that take a closer look at the reading environment of the greatest writer in the English language.

Shakespeare’s favorite writers were Geoffery Chaucer and Plutarch, but on his reading list were also the books from Boccaccio, Ariosto, and Bandello.

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Shakespeare's reading - infographic full

Via OUP Blog.

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