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 Shakespeare was play - making for Lord Strange's , he was also acting , though probably only as a messenger or fourth gentleman or fifth murderer . The composition of Harry the Sixth , new in March 1592 , must have been preceded by ...
Ned Alleyn , who had served the Lord Admiral before serving Lord Strange , now went back to his old troupe and reorganised it . Ferdinando Stanley , Lord Strange , had succeeded to the earldom of Derby in September , 1593 , but in the ...
This Oldcastle had the title of Lord Cobham , and the title still survived . The present Lord Cobham objected to finding one of his ancestors libelled with fatness , drunkenness , cowardice and dishonour in a stageplay .
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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
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Mural of St George and the Dragon from the Guild Chapel StratforduponAvon page
Robert Dudley Earl of Leicester page
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