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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Queen Elizabeth I came to the throne of England in 1558 , at the age of twenty - five - some six years before the birth of the man whom we regard as her greatest subject . She was the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn .
All the great work of that age seems somehow stamped with the very quality of the genius that Elizabeth , uniquely in the history of the English crown , possessed . Hamlet is hers , but so also are Byrd's anthems , the Royal Exchange ...
Elizabeth I gold angel , c . 1587-90 . 7. Edward VI silver shilling ... Elizabeth I silver threepence , 1578 . 10. Elizabeth I silver sixpence , 1562 . 11. ... Elizabeth I silver half crown , c . 1601–2 . 15. Elizabeth I silver sixpence ...
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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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