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 Romans kindly wrote books so that Master Lily could produce a grammar . Nothing we learn of the chief masters of Stratford Grammar School in Will's time disabuses us of the suspicion that they were , to say the least , uninspired .
On the other hand , they should be grateful for the orts of scholarship thrown at them by a master of arts : - Lordly sir , whose conquest is as great In conquering love , as Caesar's victories , Margaret , as mild and humble in her ...
He kidnapped a boy , a Master Clifton , as he was on his way to school . ... The Blackfriars children , or their masters , had a bad name then , and the Council was glad to see them replaced at that playhouse by those accomplished but ...
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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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