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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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 Queen was able to tell him that she knew it already .
a The complexities of the arcane are simianly presented in a book by Robert Fludd , while Queen Elizabeth's spy - astrologer John Dee ... once the Queen's bonny sweet Robin , now not Robin Bedfellow but Robin Badfellow , so they said .
Then a herald proclaimed him a traitor , but Essex believed that the Queen knew nothing of his intent : a herald would do anything for two shillings . At the sound of the word traitor , some of his followers left him and mingled with ...
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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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