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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I thank God , ' she told her Parliament , ' I am endued with such qualities that if I were turned out of the realm in my petticoat , I were able to live in any place in Christendom . ' Prizing her own individuality , she prized ...
When some of them looked to Philip of Spain's daughter as a new claimant , they found that too many of their coreligionists turned into Englishmen first , Catholics second . Spain , whether it was the Pope's sword - arm or not , was a ...
The Queen rejected this candidate , Essex grew enraged and turned his back on her . She struck him on the ear and told him to go off and be hanged . He instinctively started to draw , but Nottingham restrained his sword - arm .
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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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