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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through Portugal , seemed to Essex a useful device of ingratiation . But Lopez , more a loyal to the Queen than to Essex , gave her his information first . When Essex , beaming , approached the throne with white - hot news from Iberia ...
The date for renewal was Michaelmas ; Essex was heavily in debt to the vintners ; he wrote the Queen letters full of love and self - abasement ; he sweated with apprehension . The Queen saw through the gestures of repentance and ...
Essex House , bidding him refrain from any rash act he might have in mind . There was a huge crowd there , and some cried ' Kill them ! ' Essex made the four notables prisoners , and left them guarded in Essex House as hostages .
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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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