Shakespeare's library with Stuart Kells

Wed 5 December 2018
10:30am - 11:30am
Balwyn Library

336 Whitehorse Road
Balwyn VIC 3103
Australia

Free
12/05/2018 10:30am 12/05/2018 11:30am Shakespeare's library with Stuart Kells From acclaimed author and ardent bibliophile Stuart Kells comes an exploration of the quest to find the personal library of the world's greatest writer. For four centuries people have searched for Shakespeare’s library in mansions, palaces and libraries; in riverbeds, sheep pens and partridge coops; and in the corridors of the mind. Yet no trace of the bard's manuscripts, books or letters has ever been found. Stuart Kells follows the trail of the hunters, taking us through different conceptions of the library and of the man himself. Entertaining and enlightening, Shakespeare's Library is a captivating exploration of one of literature's most enduring enigmas.   , VIC City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
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From acclaimed author and ardent bibliophile Stuart Kells comes an exploration of the quest to find the personal library of the world's greatest writer.

For four centuries people have searched for Shakespeare’s library in mansions, palaces and libraries; in riverbeds, sheep pens and partridge coops; and in the corridors of the mind. Yet no trace of the bard's manuscripts, books or letters has ever been found.

Stuart Kells follows the trail of the hunters, taking us through different conceptions of the library and of the man himself.

Entertaining and enlightening, Shakespeare's Library is a captivating exploration of one of literature's most enduring enigmas.
 

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History and heritage
Library
Reading, writing and books