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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But there were other things . There were the visits of the players , for instance , and the borough - subsidised performances in the Guildhall – the Earl of Worcester's Men in 1569 , 1575 , 1576 , 1581 , 1582 and 1584 ; the Queen's Men ...
But , with the irony of things , he fell in love with a younger Anne and himself began to talk about marriage . This Anne was chaste , not wanton and forward , and there was probably no nonsense in her family about allowing consummation ...
He was deeply religious and devoted to the Church of England , one of the few English things he really liked . He had been brought up by rigid Scottish Calvinists , and his turning against them disappointed the English Puritans .
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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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