Shakespeare Saved my Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Laura Bates

Shakespeare Saved my Life download free [PDF and Ebook] by Laura Bates year 2013
  • Book name: Shakespeare Saved my Life
  • Author: Laura Bates
  • Release date: 2013/2/27
  • Publisher: SOURCEBOOKS, INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781402273148
  • Rating: 9.3 of 10
  • Votes: 358
  • Review by: Tadeo Birch
  • Review rating: 7.17 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/7
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 'Shakespeare Saved My Life touches on the search for meaning in life, the struggles that complicate the path to triumph and the salvation that can be found in literature's great works ... An inspiring account.'-Shelf AwarenessA female professor, a super maximum security prisoner, and how Shakespeare saved them both Shakespeare professor and prison volunteer Laura Bates thought she had seen it all. That is, until she decided to teach Shakespeare in a place the bard had never been before - supermax solitary confinement. In this unwelcoming place, surrounded by inmates known as the worst of the worst, is Larry Newton. A convicted murderer with several escape attempts under his belt and a brilliantly agile mind on his shoulders, Larry was trying to break out of prison at the same time Laura was fighting to get her program started behind bars. What reviewers are saying about Shakespeare Saved My Life'You don't have to be a William Shakespeare fan, a prisoner, or a prison reformer to appreciate this uplifting book. 'Shakespeare Saved My Life' also reveals many important truths ... about the meaning of empathy in our dealings with others'-Finger Lake Times'Shakespeare Saved My Life touches on the search for meaning in life, the struggles that complicate the path to triumph and the salvation that can be found in literature's great works ... An inspiring account.'-Shelf Awareness'Opening the mind's prison proves enormously gratifying, not to mention effective ... brave, groundbreaking work'-Publishers Weekly'An eye-opening study reiterating the perennial power of books, self-discipline, and the Bard of Avon.'-Kirkus'A powerful testament to how Shakespeare continues to speak to contemporary readers in all sorts of circumstances.'-Booklist
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 20H51M27S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: General, Memoirs, Literary Studies: General, Literary Studies: Plays & Playwrights, Shakespeare Studies & Criticism, Rehabilitation Of Offenders
  • Available formats: LIT, XPS, AZW, EPUB, TXT, WORD, DOC, PDF. Compressed in ARJ, RAR, TAR.GZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.03 USD
  • Dimensions: 133x203x25.4mm
  • Weight: 318g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Naperville, United States
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