Reading Update: ‘Nothing Like the Sun’: 1592-1599: Chapters I-II

Burgess decides to pass over the most historically ambiguous time in Shakespeare's life (between his leaving Stratford and his early fame as a mediocre playwright for Philip Henslowe's playhouse, the Rose; i.e., 1587-1592), and he instead commences the novel's second section a full five years after WS's decision to take his "pseudo-Plautus" (an early draft of … Continue reading Reading Update: ‘Nothing Like the Sun’: 1592-1599: Chapters I-II

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