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 parents John and Mary seem , without benefit of novelist's fancy , already solid enough for all practical purposes . Mary talks of her great connections but , when her husband has sunk low , is perhaps too much of a lady to make ...
Shakespeare was determined to achieve monied retirement in his forties : he seems to have made it about the age of forty - six . But , before then , slaving away in London , he seems like one of those expatriate Britons living a single ...
If , as seems likely , Perdita's part was doubled by the boy - actor who took Leontes's son Mamillius , who dies early in the play , then we have a resurrection of deep significance for the man Shakespeare .
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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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