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 shorthand used was not the phonetic notation of a Gregg or Pitman ; it was based on ideograms , characters which made ... To be - down goes the character meaning to exist or to live ; or - straightforward enough ; not to be – the ...
The popular theatre would take this if it could also have a convincing plot and compelling characters , and these Two ... Launce's master Proteus proclaims in his very name an inconstancy of character and affections which is in strong ...
Shakespeare had found the character in an old play of the Queen's Men - The Famous Victories of Henry V - but he had a historical namesake , a Lollard martyr burnt in Henry V's reign . This Oldcastle had the title of Lord Cobham ...
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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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