Author(s): Nick Groom
Much more than a biography or a guide to his plays and sonnets, "Introducing Shakespeare" is tour through the world of Will and concludes that even after centuries, Shakespeare remains the battlefield on which our very comprehension of humanity is being fought out.
Nick Groom is Senior Lecturer in Post-Mediaeval Literature at the University of Bristol, and has published widely on Shakespeare, literature and contemporary culture. He is a regular contributor to The Times Higher Education Supplement, and lives on Dartmoor and in London. Piero is an illustrator and graphic designer, selected twice for the 'Best of British Illustration' in 1998 and 1999, exhibiting his work at the Royal College of Art. He currently works for a London-based Latin newspaper.