The Science of Shakespeare

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A highly regarded science writer, Dan Falk is also a fan of Shakespeare, and in this book he examines the science of the Elizabethan era and how its discoveries are reflected in Shakespeare's work. Beginning with astronomical knowledge and ranging across Renaissance Europe, Falk examines the other physical sciences emerging - and the astrology, alchemy and magic still bound up with them - and shows how new discoveries influenced the playwright and changed the worldview of his contemporaries.

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The Science of Shakespeare

The Science of Shakespeare

A New Look at the Playwright's Universe

Hardback382pp

9781250008770     Product Code: 225374

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A highly regarded science writer, Dan Falk is also a fan of Shakespeare, and in this book he examines the science of the Elizabethan era and how its discoveries are reflected in Shakespeare's work. Beginning with astronomical knowledge and ranging across Renaissance Europe, Falk examines the other physical sciences emerging - and the astrology, alchemy and magic still bound up with them - and shows how new discoveries influenced the playwright and changed the worldview of his contemporaries.

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