- May 8, 2017
Landscape designers and bothany enthusiasts should add a new book to their library. Botanical Shakespeare was conceived by Shakesperasre historian Gerit Quealy and artist Sumié Hasegawa, who collaborated for a book that examines every plant that appears in Shakespeare’s works. The volume portraits over 170 flowers, fruits, grains, grasses, trees, herbs, seeds and vegetables that have been mentioned in his plays and poems, and features colour illustrations, including a dictionary describing each plant.
Author: Gerit Quealy
Illustrations: Sumié Hasegawa
Full title: Botanical Shakespeare: An Illustrated Compendium of All the Flowers, Fruits, Herbs, Trees, Seeds, and Grasses Cited by the World’s Greatest Playwright
Publisher: Harper Collins. Foreword by Helen Mirren
Credits: images via harpercollins.com and amazon.com
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