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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His commanders – Marshal Biron and the Duc de Longueville – were also ladies ' men . As for Dumain or de Mayenne – he ... A dark lady and a lusting disgust which prefigures Troilus's for Cressida . Is Shakespeare speaking for himself ?
of spirit in a waste of shame / Is lust in action ' , that the transports Shakespeare knew with his Dark Lady were very violent and wholly carnal . The strength of the ensuing revulsion would argue that . I know of no deeper disgust ...
Bernard Shaw suggested that Lady Pembroke was the model for the Countess of Rousillon in All's Well That Ends Well . He went too far , as he frequently did , by asserting that this lady ' is the most charming of all Shakespeare's old ...
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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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