1 edition of The life and times of William Shakespeare found in the catalog.
The life and times of William Shakespeare
by Britannica Educational Pub., Distributed exclusively by Rosen Educational Services in New York
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Kathleen Kuiper|
|Series||Shakespeare: his work and world|
|LC Classifications||PR2894 .L55 2013|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2012019293|
At its most basic, the story of William Shakespeare's life is one that has been repeated countless times around the world. A young man in a small town goes to school, gets into a bit of a scrape with a woman, scurries off to a big city, becomes successful, and eventually retires, wealthy and comfortable to the place where he began. 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 .
The life and times of William Shakespeare. [Peter Levie] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for William Shakespeare: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Peter Levie. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. One of the most important books on William Shakespeare, this superb biography is both authoritative and extremely readable. It is the first modern biography of Shakespeare since the Victorian Age to pay full attention to his life and times, to his works, and to the numerous and subtle connections among them.
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Information is presented in a straightforward fashion; the first chapter focuses on Shakespeare and the remaining bulk of the book is devoted to describing major events and historical figures from Format: Library Binding.
In painstaking detail, Levi sorts through countless aspects of Shakespeare's life, sources, lifestyle, theatrical notions, as well as the legends and rumours surrounding the Bard. Moreso than some of the great Shakespearean biographers of our day - such as James Shapiro - Levi is sometimes tempted more by hearsay and tradition/5.
The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Life and Times of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID Together, the authors have given us a rare life and times, a book The life and times of William Shakespeare book shows us Shakespeare not as the Great Bard but as a husband and father, working writer and actor, looking forward to coming home.
It's a joy to read and page through, and will doubtless become a treasured book even after the reader has "out-grown" it.5/5(8). The Life and Times of William Shakespeare Shakespeare is widely regarded as the world’s greatest playwright, and there’s no real reason to dispute that.
People are still seeing his plays years after he wrote them, not because it’s “trendy” or “hip,” but because they’re so good. In Shakespeare published an erotic poem, Venus and Adonis, dedicated to Henry Wriothesley, Third Earl of Southampton, a young courtier and favourite of Queen Elizabeth.
Shakespeare's earliest plays included Henry VI Parts I, II & III, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, and Titus Andronicus. 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. #ShakespeareLives is part of the British Council initiative celebrating years of Shakespeare. Shakespeare's Life and Times introduces you to the world Shakespeare lived and worked in.
This section of the Internet Shakespeare Editions is like a shelf of books, each of which is listed in the navigational bar beneath the page header.
Each book, in turn, is divided into chapters dealing with related topics. 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. To mark the anniversary of the death of Shakespeare, we have put together a timeline of the life and times of the great British playwright. William Shakespeare is born to parents John Shakespeare and Mary Arden in Stratford-upon-Avon, : Josephine Price.
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Each new edition builds on the success of the original series and provides enhanced teaching support. Sixteen additional pages inside each book allow extra pages of activities and increased author and series information. Kristen McDermott is a Professor of English Literature at Central Michigan University, specializing in Early Modern Drama.
Her most recent book, WIlliam Shakespeare: His Life & Times, published by Templar/Candlewick and co-authored, with her husband, Ari Berk, won the School Library Association's Children's Choice Information Book Award/5. The Life and Times of William Shakespeare Peter Levi Snippet view - All Book Search results » Bibliographic information.
Title: The Life and Times of William Shakespeare: Author: Peter Levi: Edition: illustrated, reprint: Publisher:. William Shakespeare, English dramatist, poet, and actor considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose notable plays included the tragedies Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, and Othello.
He was also known for his sonnets. A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: and millions of other books are available for instant access. view Kindle eBook | view Audible audiobook. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle by: An attempt to provide the first complete biography of Shakespeare since the Victorian age.
Thousands of books have been written about Shakespeare and even though he lived over four hundred years ago, biographers and literary critics are still inspired to wax lyrical upon the subject in.Shakespeare Family Although generally considered to be happy and prosperous years for William, his personal life was dealt a severe blow by the sudden death of his son Hammet aged 11 in Perhaps in part due to this blow, William re-established his ties with the town of his birth by buying and renovating a large and imposing mansion in.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 in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England, in the Holy Trinity the age of 18 he married Anne Hathaway with whom he had three children. He died in his home town of Stratford on 23 April .