Shakespeare, Shamans, and Show Biz: An Impolite Guide to Theater History

The first twelve of twenty-four chapters of Shakespeare, Shamans and Show Biz: An Impolite Guide to Theater History, written by David Kaplan, is now available in the United States on a chapter by chapter basis in digital preview edition from Amazon.com, Apple iTunes/iBooks, as well as Barnes & Noble.com for Nook. World wide distribution will follow in Fall 2013.

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Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
The Middle Ages as a State of Mind
Commedia dell' arte and Moliere
Shakespeare-to Begin
Euripides-Forever Modern
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Aeschylus-Writing in an Age of Certainty
Sophocles and Aristotle-Defining Tragedy
Greek Comedy
Roman Theater
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Japan, Asian Classics and Rules
China-the Pear Garden and the Read Pear Garden
Neoclassic Theater and Why There is Such a Thing
Shakespeare's Classic