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life of Shakespeare

F. E. Halliday

life of Shakespeare

by F. E. Halliday

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616

  • Edition Notes

    StatementF. E. Halliday.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14458538M
    OCLC/WorldCa3066340

    Few records of Shakespeare's private life survive; this has stimulated considerable speculation about such matters as his physical appearance, his sexuality, his religious beliefs, and whether the works attributed to him were written by others. Shakespeare produced most of his known works between and Children: Susanna Hall, Hamnet Shakespeare, .   The Life of William Shakespeare is a fascinating and wide-ranging exploration of Shakespeare's life and works focusing on oftern neglected literary and historical contexts: what Shakespeare read, who he worked with as an author and an actor, and how these various collaborations may have affected his writing.. Written by an eminent Shakespearean scholar Pages:

    Early Life Very little is known about William Shakespeare's childhood. He was born in the English city of Stratford-upon-Avon about miles northwest of London in William's father was a successful leather merchant who once held the public position of alderman. William Shakespeare was an English poet and dramatist. Read this brief biography to find more on his life. siblings: Anne Shakespeare, Edmund Shakespeare, Gilbert Shakespeare, Joan Shakespeare, Margaret Shakespeare, Richard Shakespeare. Literature without Shakespeare is like an aquarium without fishes. Though it would have all the adoration and.

    William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon some time in April, , the son of John Shakespeare and Mary Arden (Hanna - Life). Although there is no record of the exact date of his birth, there is a baptismal record at the church, so most scholars put his birthday as the 23rd of April, (Hanna - Life). Annals of the life of Shakespeare /by I. Gollancz --Shakespeare, the man /by W. bagehot --Self-revelation of Shakespeare / by L. Stephen --The English drama /by R.G. White --Culmination of the drama in Shakespeare /by T.S. Baynes. Series Title: Annals of the Life of Shakespeare.


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`Park Honan's Shakespeare: a Life is a sober, searching, coolly-judged narrative, with a strong spirit of place in its evocations of Stratford and London, guarded about the relationship between Stratford's life and works, yet also alert to the mystery at the core of the by: There followed a long line of distinguished biographies, and, by the time Mr.

Pearson's life of George Bernard Shaw was published inhis witty, unorthodox approach to biography had won him a wide audience/5. There surely are thousands of books about William Shakespeare.

Just as surely, this must be one of the better ones for the general reader (as opposed to the Ph.D. in English literature). James Shapiro focuses on one year in Shakespeare's life -- Cited by: The Life of William Shakespeare is a fascinating and wide-ranging exploration of Shakespeare's life and works focusing on oftern neglected literary and historical contexts: what Shakespeare read, who he worked with as an author and an actor, and how these various collaborations may have affected his writing.

About the Author PETER ACKROYD is the bestselling writer of both fiction and nonfiction, most notably the life of Shakespeare book history of London, London, The Biography.

His most recent books include The Lambs of London and J.M.W. Turner, the second Cited by: William Shakespeare’s Life & Times In his 52 years of life William Shakespeare transformed himself from the son of a small-town glovemaker to a favorite playwright of Queen Elizabeth and King James.

Today he is celebrated as the most popular writer in. The facts of his life, known from surviving documents, are sparse. He was one of eight children born to John Shakespeare, a merchant of some standing in his community. William probably went to the King's New School in Stratford, but he had no university education.

In Novemberat the age of eighteen. The Best Books about Shakespeare Our pick of the ten best biographies and other books about the Bard which everyone should read – selected by Dr Oliver Tearle We thought it was time we offered our pick of the best books about William Shakespeare: the best introductions to his life.

We do know that Shakespeare's life revolved around two locations: Stratford and London. He grew up, had a family, and bought property in Stratford, but he worked in London, the center of English theater.

As an actor, a playwright, and a partner in a leading acting company, he became both prosperous and well-known. William Shakespeare, Shakespeare also spelled Shakspere, byname Bard of Avon or Swan of Avon, (baptized ApStratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England—died ApStratford-upon-Avon), English poet, dramatist, and actor often called the English national poet and considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time.

SHAKESPEARE'S LIFE. Very little is known for certain about William Shakespeare. What we do know about his life comes from registrar records, court records, wills, marriage certificates and his tombstone in Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon. William Shakespeare was baptised on 26 April at Holy Trinity in Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Books can have hidden histories told through bookplates, inscriptions but also in the attempt to erase the traces of previous owners. This Schlegel and Tieck translation published between and is widely regarded as one of the best German translations of Shakespeare and became a standard text.

Life of Shakespeare on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.5/5(2). The Secret Life of William Shakespeare - by Jude Morgan. Loved the cover of the paperback - and the title, of course.

Wasn't quite sure whether I would get on with it at first - the language was challenging, and since I read at night for relaxation, I nearly gave up/5. William Shakespeare, often called England's national poet, is considered the greatest dramatist of all time. His works are loved throughout the world, but Shakespeare's personal life is shrouded.

William Shakespeare was an actor, playwright, poet, and theatre entrepreneur in London during the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean eras. He was baptised on 26 April [a] in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England, in the Holy Trinity Church. At the age of 18 he married Anne Hathaway with whom he had three children.

A Critical Biography. Author: Lois Potter; Publisher: John Wiley & Sons ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Who was William Shakespeare, really. This biography is an exploration of Shakespeare's life and works, focusing on often neglected literary and historical contexts such as what he read, who he.

Life and Background. Many books have assembled facts, reasonable suppositions, traditions, and speculations concerning the life and career of William Shakespeare.

Taken as a whole, these materials give a rather comprehensive picture of England's foremost dramatic poet. A biography of William Shakespeare by the eminent English critic Sidney Lee, this book was one of the first major biographies of the Bard of Avon and is now reissued by Coyote Canyon Press.

Nook, pages Published by The Macmillan company (first published )/5. Shakespeare. Read Shakespeare’s works translated into today’s English, go deep with our study guides, or delve into the Bard’s life and times.

Explore the historical and social context of William Shakespeare’s plays, learn about his biography, or browse his most famous quotes. Shakespeare was born in in Stratford-upon-Avon, a small town in the middle of the English countryside.

His father, John Shakespeare, was a glover and public servant with social ambitions, as suggested by his marriage to Mary Arden, the daughter of a well-to-do farmer. Though born to parents of good social standing, Shakespeare entered the.The Life of William Shakespeare is a fascinating and wide-ranging exploration of Shakespeare's life and works focusing on oftern neglected literary and historical contexts: what Shakespeare read, who he worked with as an author and an actor, and how these various collaborations may have affected his writing.

Written by an eminent Shakespearean scholar and experienced .Shakespeare was the spokesman of his own time, but he had the genius also to speak to all ages.

He loved to present the eternal truths of the human heart and to invest them with such a touch of nature as to reveal the kinship of the entire world.".