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 1564. About william shakespeare william shakespeare (1564-1616) was a poet, playwright, and actor who is widely regarded as one of the most influential writers in the history of the english language. William shakespeare, the legendary english writer of plays like romeo and juliet, hamlet and macbeth, may not be their true author, some people believe. For other shakespeare resources, visit the mr william shakespeare and the internet web site the original electronic source for this server was the complete moby(tm) shakespeare the html versions of the plays provided here are placed in the public domain.
One of the most widely notable and legendary storytellers of all time, william shakespeare hailed from avon , england in the 1500's shakepeare's collection of works consists of a long list of plays, sonnets, poems and novels from several genres that continue to be studied and read over the past several centuries. Books shelved as shakespeare: romeo and juliet by william shakespeare, hamlet by william shakespeare, macbeth by william shakespeare, a midsummer night's. Find great deals on ebay for william shakespeare books shop with confidence. The shakespeare authorship question is the argument that someone other than william shakespeare of stratford-upon-avon wrote the works attributed to him anti-stratfordians—a collective term for adherents of the various alternative-authorship theories—believe that shakespeare of stratford was a front to shield the identity of the real author or authors, who for some reason did not want or.
William shakespeare: a quintessentially american author from abraham lincoln's white house readings to hollywood westerns and west side story, shakespeare's plays are an integral part of the. If anniversaries are a good time for taking stock, shakespeare's 450th birthday on april 23 offers the perfect reason to ask about his plays and poems, and what the future may hold for them the writings of this country boy from stratford are legendary thoughts and images came so easily from his. William shakespeare: a legendary author essay 896 words 4 pages william shakespeare's intellectual use of the english language is what brought him prosperity throughout his lifetime, and what brings us to tears and laughter in the modern world.
The acclaimed pelican shakespeare series, now in a dazzling new series design in time for the 400th anniversary of the bard s death the legendary pelican shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned shakespeareans. Edited by a l rowse with introductions, notes, a biography and bibliography dr rowse has written a biography of shakespeare, introductions to each section and play, as well as, supervised the annotations and the selection of 4,200 illustrations. William shakespeare: a legendary author - william shakespeare's intellectual use of the english language is what brought him prosperity throughout his lifetime, and what brings us to tears and laughter in the modern world. Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.
In the mid-sixteenth century, william shakespeare's father, john shakespeare, moved to the idyllic town of stratford-upon-avon there, he became a successful landowner, moneylender, glove-maker, and dealer of wool and agricultural goods. - william shakespeare's authenticity over the past several centuries, many scholars have been debating the authenticity of shakespeare and his works many books have even been published questioning if the legendary playwright from stratford is the author of his many plays and poems. Readers and playgoers in shakespeare's own lifetime, and indeed until the late 18th century, never questioned shakespeare's authorship of his plays he was a well-known actor from stratford who performed in london's premier acting company, among the great actors of his day.
William shakespeare is one such lege nd book enthusiasts know shakespeare very well indian legendary poet kalidasa and william shakespeare belongs to the same era which is believed to be around 500 years ago preserving 500 years old literature is one such big thing that's why shakespeare's literature is worshiped today. William shakespeare (baptised 26 april 1564 - died 23 april 1616) was an english poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. Julius caesar (shakespeare made easy) 1st (first) edition by william shakespeare and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. Coriolanus is a tragedy by william shakespeare, based on the life of the legendary roman leader, gaius martius coriolanus.