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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There are many references to the School of Night , and the pedant Holofernes perhaps played by Judith Shakespeare's father – has been taken as a caricature of Raleigh's wizard Harriot . Armado , the fantastical Spaniard ...
No , neither he , nor his compeers by night Giving him aid , my verse astonished . He , nor that affable familiar ghost Which nightly gulls him with intelligence , As victors of my silence cannot boast ; I was not sick of any fear from ...
But Twelfth Night , produced at Court in the period of Mall's pregnancy and disgrace , has a sneering and facetious reference which we can stomach only if we think of Shakespeare the professional dramatist drawing on the current gossip ...
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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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