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Shakespeare: the poet and his background.

Quennell, Peter

Shakespeare: the poet and his background.

by Quennell, Peter

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Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth, Eng.] .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    American ed. has title: Shakespeare, a biography.

    SeriesPenguin Shakespeare library -- SL6
    ContributionsQuennell, Peter, 1905-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2894 Q4 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination365 p. --
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17037464M

    Charles Lamb (10 February – 27 December ) was an English essayist, poet, and antiquarian, best known for his Essays of Elia and for the children's book Tales from Shakespeare, co-authored with his sister, Mary Lamb (–).. Friends with such literary luminaries as Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Robert Southey, William Wordsworth, and William Hazlitt, Lamb was at the centre of a Born: 10 February , Inner Temple, London, England. Shakespeare was a respected poet and playwright in his own day, but his reputation did not rise to its present heights until the 19th century. The Romantics, in particular, acclaimed Shakespeare's genius, and the Victorians worshipped Shakespeare with a reverence that .

      His recognition of the unconscious took Shakespeare’s fascination with the mind of man to a new level and he scattered the poet’s insights throughout his own psychoanalytic writing. William Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language. He was born on or around 23 April in Stratford-upon-Avon, the eldest son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous glover and local dignitary, and Mary Arden, the daughter of a wealthy :

    The child conceived out of wedlock to William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway was a daughter named Susanna. A few years later, the couple had twins, Judith and Hamnet. Sadly, in the summer of , Hamnet died at age Author: Lee Jamieson.   A code-breaking book which aims to change the image of William Shakespeare and reveal him as a subversive who embedded dangerous political messages in his .


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Shakespeare: the poet and his background by Quennell, Peter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Shakespeare: The poet and his background [Quennell, Peter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Shakespeare: The poet and his background. Considered the greatest English-speaking writer in history and known as England’s national poet, William Shakespeare () has had more theatrical works performed than any other playwright.

To this day, countless theater festivals around the world honor his work, students memorize his eloquent poems. 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.

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Personal Background. William Shakespeare was born in in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, northwest of London, to John Shakespeare and Mary Arden. William's father made his living primarily as a tanner and a glover but also traded wool and grain from time to time. Shakespeare the poet and dramatist.

The intellectual background; Poetic conventions and dramatic traditions. Changes in language; Shakespeare’s literary debts; Theatrical conditions; The dating of Shakespeare’s plays; Publication; Shakespeare’s plays and poems. The early plays. Titus Andronicus; The early romantic comedies; The early histories; The poems.

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.

While Shakespeare was regarded as the foremost dramatist of his time, evidence indicates that both he and his contemporaries looked to poetry, not playwriting, for enduring fame. Shakespeare's sonnets were composed between andthough not published until That edition, The Sonnets of Shakespeare.

Sigmund Freud wrote a letter supporting the Oxfordian claim, and even fellow poet Walt Whitman chimed in, raising his doubts that Shakespeare had the education and background. Shakespeare draws on the powerful Elizabethan myth of the island nation as a woman: although Tarquin is a Roman, an insider, his journey from the siege of Ardea to Lucrece’s chamber connects the two assaults.

His attack figures a society at war with itself, and. William Shakespeare (). English poet and playwright – Shakespeare is widely considered to be the greatest writer in the English language.

He wrote 38 plays and sonnets. Short bio of William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon on 23rd April William Shakespeare (bapt.

26 April – 23 April ) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "the Bard").

His extant works, including collaborations, consist of some 39 plays, sonnets, two long narrative Children: Susanna Hall, Hamnet Shakespeare. William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright who is considered one of the greatest writers to ever use the English language. He is also the most famous playwright in the world, with his plays being translated in over 50 languages and performed across the globe for audiences of all ages.

Shakespeare's Sonnets. From the Italian sonetto, which means “a little sound or song,” the sonnet is a fourteen-line poem written in iambic pentameter. While Italian poet and scholar Petrarch popularized the form in the s, years later, Shakespeare introduced a different type of sonnet, now called the “Shakespearean” or “English” sonnet.

Introduction to Shakespeare's Sonnets. A sonnet is a line poem that rhymes in a particular pattern. In Shakespeare's sonnets, the rhyme pattern is abab cdcd efef gg, with the final couplet used to summarize the previous 12 lines or present a surprise ending.

The rhythmic pattern of the sonnets is the iambic pentameter. William Shakespeare (Ap (baptism)–d. Ap ) was an English poet and playwright and is considered a key member of the English literature canon.

Shakespeare's work includes sonnets and 38 plays; while his earlier plays were comedies and histories, his later work focused on tragedy (e.g. "Macbeth"). William Shakespeare was indisputably among the top English-language poets and playwrights of all time. He was born in the village of Stratford-upon-Avon in April and died there in April His surviving body of work includes 38 plays, sonnets and two narrative poems, the majority of which he penned between and 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. The book includes Berryman’s biographical studies on Shakespeare in a series of eight lectures, and his impressions of Shakespeare’s plays in eight short essays (many of them unfinished) on The Sonnets, The Comedy of Errors, King John, 2 and 3 Henry VI, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Macbeth and 2.

oil paint and recorded the face of his colleague, William Shakespeare. At some point Sanders or one of his children labeled the picture ’Shakespere’ (in a spelling the poet himself used), and included the playwright’s birth and death dates, noting that this was his likeness at the age of thirty-nine.

The portrait was handed down, passing fromFile Size: 1MB. Shakespeare was a respected poet and playwright in his own day, but his reputation did not rise to its present heights until the 19th century. The Romantics, in particular, acclaimed Shakespeare's genius, and the Victorians worshipped Shakespeare with a reverence that George Bernard Shaw called "bardolatry".[11] In the 20th century, his work wasFile Size: 4MB.King James I: Shakespeare's Patron.

From Shakespeare's patrons & other essays by Henry Brown. London: J. M. Dent & sons. King James I was a great admirer of poetry and the drama from his earliest days, and later in life he appears chiefly to have regarded and favoured dramatic art.By contrast, poets who compare their lovers to nature are not really describing them as they are, but idealizing them – and therefore, the poet seems to hint, they cannot love their beloved as much as he loves his mistress.

Historical Background. William Shakespeare was born in in.