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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gerald Eades Bentley  

Pen Name: None

Genre:

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1969 in Brazil, Indiana

Died: July 25, 1994, in Hightown, NJ


-- Gerald Eades Bentley on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=gerald+eades+bentley


Illinois Connection

Taught at both the University of Illinois (1923-1926) and the University of Chicago (1929-1945).

Biographical and Professional Information

Gerald Eades Bentley was an authority on seventeenth-century English drama. He was a scholar, and educator as well as an author.


Published Works

  • The Jacobean and Caroline Stage , Claredon Press, 1941
  • Shakespeare and Johnson, University of Chicago Press, 1945
  • The Swan of Avon and the Bricklayer of Westminster, Princeton University Press, 1948
  • The Arte of Angling, 1577, Princeton University Press, 1956
  • Shakespeare, A Biographical Handbook, Yale University Press, 1961
  • Shakespeare and His Theatre, University of Nebraska Press, 1994
  • The Profession of Dramatist in Shakespeare`s Time, Princeton University Press, 1971
  • The Profession of Player in Shakespeare`s Time, 1590-1642, Princeton University Press, 1984
  • The Profession of Dramatist and Player in Shakespeare`s Time, Princeton University Press, 1986


Selected Titles At Your Library

Shakespeare :
ISBN: 0300000219. OCLC Number:

Yale University Press,. New Haven (Conn.) :. ©1961.

Shakespeare and his theatre.
ISBN: 0803202202. OCLC Number:

University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln,. [1976, ©1964]

The profession of dramatist in Shakespeare's time, 1590-1642 /
ISBN: 0691062056. OCLC Number:

Princeton University Press,. [Princeton, N.J.] :. 1971.

The profession of player in Shakespeare's time, 1590-1642 /
ISBN: 0691065969. OCLC Number:

Princeton University Press,. Princeton, N.J. :. ©1984.