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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For here is Greene parodying a line from it . The captive Duke of York addresses the vindictive Queen Margaret as ' She - wolf of France , but worse than wolves of France , ' and , a few lines later , says : ' O tiger's heart wrapt in a ...
An octave , or eight lines , presented a theme , and a sestet , or six lines , qualified that theme or even contradicted it . The octave rhymed on the pattern abba abba , so that there were only two rhymes – easy enough in Italian ...
The five lines shared by Horatio and Marcellus are just enough to cover their passage . So this great speech of the Ghost can be made in the main acting area . The bookholder is ready to prompt , for Will is not always reliable ...
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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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