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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players who travelled from town to town , setting up their scenes as a modern circus sets up its tents and cages , and performing for money . Professional drama , in its primal pecuniary sense , is at last with us .
The players went off on tour . The enforced closure of the Rose proved a blessing , for the summer was hot and dry , the city filthy and airless , and the plague broke out . Greene was left alone in squalid lodgings , with a scolding ...
No player was happy about the manner in which he sneered at players – the mere fiddles that played the tunes of him , the master composer , and played them badly . Moreover , the men of the Globe had no love for playwrights who worked ...
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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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