Shakespeare"s life and work
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Shakespeare"s life and work being an abridgement, chiefly for the use of students, of "A life of William Shakespeare" by Sir Sidney Lee

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Published by Smith, Elder & co. in London .
Written in English


  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

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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. Early life. William Shakespeare was the son of John Shakespeare, an alderman and a successful glover (glove-maker) originally from Snitterfield, and Mary Arden, the daughter of an affluent landowning farmer. He was born in Stratford-upon-Avon and baptised there on 26 April Children: Susanna Hall, Hamnet Shakespeare, . Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays and over short and long poems, many of which are considered to be the finest ever written in English. His works have been translated into every major living language, and some others besides (the Folger's holdings include translations in Esperanto and Klingon), and nearly years after his death, they continue to be performed around the world. Jan 30,  · Learn about William Shakespeare's early boyhood and path to London to become a playwright and actor This film recounts the life of Shakespeare from his early boyhood through his productive years as a playwright and actor in London. It is a production of Encyclopædia Britannica Educational Corporation.

For the seven years that followed the birth of his twins, William Shakespeare disappeared from all records, and then, turned up again in London some time in This period, which is known as the "Lost Years," has sparked as much controversy about Shakespeare's life as any period. Jun 15,  · Dismissive of other writers who, in his view, have imagined moments and motives in Shakespeare's life, he tries to rely on documentary and contextualized fact. The result is a blow-by-blow account of Shakespeare's life from birth to death, with some attention paid to the historical, political, and social world Shakespeare by: oil paint and recorded the face of his colleague, William Shakespeare. found in the Bible into his own work more magnificently than Shakespeare.0 Amanda Mabillard, Shakespeare’s Life and Times. Internet Shakespeare Editions, University of Victoria. An overview of Shakespeare's life from the Folger Shakespeare Library, including his birth and childhood in Stratford-upon-Avon, his marriage to Anne Hathaway and their children, his work in the London theaters, and his final years before his death in

Aug 20,  · 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 . 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. A horn book, similar to one that Shakespeare might have learned to read from William Shakespeare was probably born on about April 23, , the date that is traditionally given for his birth. He was John and Mary Shakespeare’s oldest surviving child; their first two children, both girls, did not live beyond infancy. Sep 11,  · Often regarded as the greatest playwright of all time, William Shakespeare is said to have died on April 23, , which is believed to have been his 52nd birthday. The exact date of his death technically isn't certain, however; the only known end-of-life documentation is a record of his burial on April 25, and his death date is assumed to have been two days earlier.