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 would already know how to read and write English , having worked through the alphabet with a hornbook – ' A per se A , B per se B ' and so on to ' & per se & ' , which gives us ampersand . If you knew the ...
When , in 1587 , Will from Warwickshire arrived , he met the full hogo of an issue that Stratford knew only in stray whiffs from a distance : could the reformed churches of the Germanic - speaking countries survive ?
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 the nobility for another reason : the Queen wßs setting such a bad example .
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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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