Personal background william shakespeare was born in 1564 in stratford-upon-avon, england, northwest of london, to john shakespeare and mary arden william's fat. For all his fame and celebration, william shakespeare remains a mysterious figure with regards to personal history there are just two primary sources for information on the bard: his works, and various legal and church documents that have survived from elizabethan times. William shakespeare biography of william shakespeare and a searchable collection of works. Watch a short video biography of william shakespeare, the bard of avon best known for his plays hamlet, romeo and juliet, and king lear learn more abo. Watch video william shakespeare the works of william shakespeare have been performed in countless hamlets william shakespeare biography.
In 1564, william shakespeare was born inside a half timbered house in henley street stratford-upon-avon his father name was john shakespeare. William shakespeare short biography this is a short biography of william shakespeare it includes the major facts about his life and work. Though little is known about william shakespeare's personal life, his works such as hamlet, romeo and juliet, and king lear, have influenced literature. William shakespeare biography poet writer william shakespeare is the grand literary figure of the western world his works rival the king james bible. Inspired by keats's observation that 'shakespeare led a life of allegory: his works are comments upon it' biography william shakespeare reviews share on facebook. Biography of william shakespeare william shakespeare was born in stratford-on-avon, england, in the 1564 the date of his birth is not known it is generally accepted to believe it was the 23 of april, but the day of his baptism is set in.
Sources from william shakespeare's lifetime spell his last name in more than 80 his works weave together and reinvent theatrical conventions biography crime. Biography essays - william shakespeare's william was the transformation of characters in his works his frequent illustrations of changing players.
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William shakespeare biography shakespeare wrote all of his great works in about a twenty-five-year span and died relatively young at fifty william wordsworth. Who do we mean when we speak of this person, shakespeare shakespeare is william shakespeare, one of the english-speaking world's greatest playwrights and poets, who possessed a great knowledge of human nature and transformed the english theatre yet many facts of his life remain a mystery some. Shmoop guide to william shakespeare biography we don't know the man nearly as well as we know his works what we do know about his biography. William shakespeare was an english poet and dramatist read this brief biography to find more on his life.
Title page of the first folio, the first published edition (1623) of the collected works of william shakespeare it was originally titled mr william shakespeares comedies, histories & tragedies.
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