The Dark Lady's Mask

The Dark Lady's Mask

Book - 2016
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Disguising herself as a man to escape her loveless marriage and enjoy the exclusive freedoms of men, aspiring writer Aemilia Lanier falls in love and runs away with ragged poet William Shakespeare, with whom she secretly writes plays that bring him fame years later.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2016.
ISBN: 9780544300767
Branch Call Number: SHA
Characteristics: xi, 398 p. ; 24 cm.


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CRRL_MegRaymond Oct 21, 2017

Disguised as a man, Aemilia Lanier falls in love with a poor poet. The plays she writes later bring him fame, not her.

Jun 28, 2016

An interesting "period" piece with info on women during the Renaissance. Shakespeare seemed a little more human, even if it is not all fact.

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