Dramatis personae claudius, king of denmark hamlet, son to the late, and nephew to the present king polonius, lord chamberlain horatio, friend to hamlet. An overview of shakespeare's life from the folger shakespeare library history of the collection since william shakespeare lived more than 400 years ago, and. Tragedies, comedies and histories list of shakespeare's plays by genre the groups below are the classification of shakespeare's plays according to the first folio, a collection of 36 of shakespeare's plays published in 1623 by his colleagues.
Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays and over 150 short and long poems, many of which are considered to be the finest ever written in english history of the. William shakespeare was born on april 23, 1564, in stratford-upon-avon, england his mother, mary arden, was the daughter of a wealthy landowner from a neighboring village his father, john, was a maker of gloves and a trader in farm produce john also held a number of responsible positions in. Browse through william shakespeare's poems and quotes 403 poems of william shakespeare still i rise, the road not taken, if you forget me, dreams, annabel lee an english poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and. To memorise and perform stories from history - useful skills for an actor and writer shakespeare probably left william shakespere and william shakespeare we use.
William shakespeare poems, biography, quotes, examples of poetry, articles, essays and more the best william shakespeare resource with comprehensive poet information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more william shakespeare was born in april 1564 in stratford. Just as shakespeare's 'comedies' have some dark themes and tragic situations while the 'tragedies' have some high comic moments, the shakespeare's 'history' plays contain comedy, tragedy and everything in between. William shakespeare was a shareholder who owned 125% of the globe theatre as a young writer shakespeare bought shares in the theatre and benefited financially as his popularity grew globe theatre fact 10. William shakespeare left school at age fifteen, and his contemporary ben jonson said shakespeare had little latin and less greek—so it wasn't his training it wasn't where he was born.
The most famous of all english dramatists, william shakespeare (1564 - 1616), was born in stratford-on-avon in warwickshire, where the name is still frequently found among the recordings of the name in london is that of the marriage of john shakespeare and sara chattel at st mary mounthaw, on october 9th 1608. William shakespeare (baptized on april 26, 1564 - april 23, 1616) was an english playwright, actor and poet who also known as the bard of avon and often called england's national poet. Home history 19 interesting facts about william shakespeare 19 interesting facts about william shakespeare after the england's royal family, westminister abbey, big ben, and red double-decker buses, william shakespeare is one of the most identifiable icons of england. The oxford shakespeare: the history of king lear: the 1608 quarto - kindle edition by william shakespeare, stanley wells download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets.
William shakespeare the english playwright, poet, and actor william shakespeare (1564-1616) is generally acknowledged to be the greatest of english writers and one of the most extraordinary creators in human history. In the tragic history of hamlet, by william shakespeare, , the sane hamlet occasionally switches between sanity and insanity when madness orders hamlet's purpose, he puts on an antic disposition (i v. The history magazine william shakespeare william's father john was a wealthy merchant and a respectable member of the community within the small.
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. Othello's influences: william shakespeare's play, 'othello', is a powerful story of race, love, jealousy and betrayal the basic historical context and background to the plot is thought to have come from geraldi cinthio's book, 'hundred stories. William shakespeare was great english playwright, dramatist and poet who lived during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries shakespeare is considered to be the greatest playwright of all time no other writer's plays have been produced so many times or read so widely in so many.
Best books about shakespeare power and kingship in shakespeare's history plays by the complete works of william shakespeare. William shakespeare is arguably the most famous writer of the english language, known for both his plays and sonnets though much about his life remains open to debate due to incomplete evidence, the following biography consolidates the most widely-accepted facts of shakespeare's life and career in. You wouldn't think it by looking at the long line of shakespeare biographies on the library shelves, but everything we know for sure about the life of the world's most revered playwright would. William shakespeare's school in stratford-upon-avon - john davis (c) brief history of william shakespeare william shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was born at stratford-upon-avon in a house in henley street.