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 dramatists of the Inns of Court , whose primary concern was the learning of law and the refinements of courtly living , was a means of earning a living to those graduates who had no vocation for the Church or the Bench and despised ...
The living son of the play has very nearly the same name as that son who died . How strangely things work out . He has put much of himself into this tragedy , but he did not choose to write it . Burbage came across that old Hamlet of ...
... any possible cost - of - living index in mind . He loved dramatic entertainments , but he tended to equate dramatic excellence with high cost . What he loved best was a masque , and masques cost dear . Shakespeare could have given ...
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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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