Cape, 1970 - 272 pagina's
In this magnificent portrait if Shakespeare's world, the life of England's greatest playwright is recreated by one of the great novelists of our day.
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If the theatre derived from the court of an inn , its plays derived from the Inns of Court . The long demotic tradition made its way into the public drama of London , if at all , by very indirect means . The educated amateurs showed the ...
But Twelfth Night , produced at Court in the period of Mall's pregnancy and disgrace , has a sneering and facetious reference which we can stomach only if we think of Shakespeare the professional dramatist drawing on the current gossip ...
When Elizabeth stated that she wished to give the post to Sir William Knollys , Essex urged the appointment of Sir George Carew - a personal enemy he wanted removed from the Court . The Queen rejected this candidate , Essex grew enraged ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - Thruston - LibraryThing
Lively and entertaining account of Shakespeare's life and the astonishing transformation of English drama in the last 10 years of Elizabeth I's reign. Burgess's pace never flags and while much of it ... Volledige review lezen
SHAKESPEAREGebruikersrecensie - Kirkus
With a little highly educated guesswork but no invention, with great humor and infinite admiration, the "nth" attempt to recreate the life and society from which the plays and poems stemmed, as well as to lend substance to the shadow of the man. Volledige review lezen
Foreword page II
Mural of St George and the Dragon from the Guild Chapel StratforduponAvon page
Robert Dudley Earl of Leicester page
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