From the bestselling author of The Boy and The Female Eunuch, which became a seminal book Guaranteed massive review courage and publicity, Germaine Greer is as controversial and thought-provoking as ever. Thoroughly researched and extremely readable, Shakespeare's Wife will appeal to both the general reader and the academic.
Germaine Greer gained her PhD from the University of Cambridge in 1967 with a thesis on Shakespeare's Early Comedies and has taught Shakespeare at universities in Australia, Britain and the US. In 1986 she was invited to contribute the volume on Shakespeare to the prestigious Past Masters series. In 1989 she set up her own publishing imprint, Stump Cross Books, and went on to publish scholarly editions of Katherine Philips, Anne Wharton and Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea. She lives on three acres by a motorway exit in north-west Essex, with two dogs, thirteen geese and a fluctuating number of doves. Shakespheare's Wife has been shortlisted for The Prime Minister's Literary Awards.