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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He asked for a private death , for he did not want the danger of being corrupted at the last by the acclamation of the mob . On February 24 , 1601 , Shrove Tuesday , the Lord Chamberlain's Men were summoned to Court to perform .
Another provides the most terrible speech about the fear of death in all literature , as well as the most potent cantrip to meet the coming of death . Excellent , but this is meant for a court entertainment .
If the cause of death was really over - indulgence , then Dr Hall was showing proper discretion in making no entry about it in his case - book . Will may have been weak already – from venereal disease , from a seasonal cold ...
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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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