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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The dedicatee was the Right Honourable Henry Wriothesley ( pronounced Rizley ) , Earl of Southampton and Baron of Titchfield . “ But if the first heir of my invention prove deformed , I shall be sorry it had so noble a godfather ...
Southampton's mother , the widowed Countess , urged on him the need to secure the succession . One knew not the day nor the hour : the plague raged , earls have died young and fair . And this business of securing the succession obsessed ...
There was , for instance , the rather sordid quarrel between Southampton's friends and Southampton's neighbours . The friends were the Danvers brothers – Sir Charles and Sir Henry - who were the sons of Sir John Danvers , country ...
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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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