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The plays and poems of William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

The plays and poems of William Shakespeare

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Published by F.C. and J. Rivington [etc.] in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith the corrections and illustrations of various commentators: comprehending a life of the poet, and an enlarged history of the stage, by the late Edmond Malone, with a new glossarial index ...
SeriesThree centuries of drama, Three centuries of English and American plays, 1500-1800
ContributionsBoswell, James, 1778-1822., Malone, Edmond, 1741-1812., Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744., Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784., Capell, Edward, 1713-1781., Steevens, George, 1736-1800., Farmer, Richard, 1735-1797., Rowe, Nicholas, 1674-1718.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination21 v.
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17782356M

William Shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language. He was born on or around 23 April in Stratford-upon-Avon, the eldest son of John Shakespeare, a prosperous glover and local dignitary, and Mary Arden, the daughter of a wealthy :


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Preface / by Dr. Samuel Johnson --Original dedication and preface to the players' edition / John Heminge and Henry Condell --Commendatory verses on Shakspeare / by contemporary poets --Tempest --Two gentlemen of Verona --Merry wives of Windsor --Twelfth night --Measure for measure --Much ado about nothing --Midsummer night's dream --Love's.

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some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon.

At the age of 18, he. William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Shakespeare’s sources: With a few exceptions, Shakespeare did not invent the plots of his plays. Sometimes he used old stories (Hamlet, Pericles). Sometimes he worked from the stories of comparatively recent Italian writers, such as Giovanni Boccaccio—using both well-known stories (Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About.

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His plays are wonderfully and poetically written, often in blank verse. And when he experienced a pause in his theatrical career about –94, the plague having closed down much theatrical activity, he wrote poems.

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William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies is a collection of plays by William Shakespeare, published incommonly referred to by modern scholars as the First Folio. It is considered one of the most influential books ever published. Printed in folio format and containing 36 plays (see list of Shakespeare's plays), it was prepared by Shakespeare's colleagues John Author: William Shakespeare.

William Shakespeare is known best for his plays that include Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, King Lear, Othello and many others.

His plays are still among the most widely read and widely performed plays today. William Shakespeare was a famous English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent is often called England's national poet and the Bard of Avon.

His extant works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, sonnets, two long narrative poems, two epitaphs on a man named John.

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The plays and poems of William Shakespeare: collated verbatim with the most authentick copies, and revised: with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators; to which are added, an essay on the chronological order of his plays; an essay relative to Shakespeare and Jonson; a dissertation on the three parts of King Henry VI, an historical account of the english stage, and.

Shakespeare's Plays Summaries of William Shakespeare's plays. Shakespeare's plays portray recognisable people in situations that we can all relate to - including love, marriage, death, mourning, guilt, the need to make difficult choices, separation, reunion and reconciliation.

During his lifetime Shakespeare’s fame as a poet equaled and perhaps outstripped his fame as a playwright. His most popular poem was Venus and was reprinted nine times in his lifetime, and there are more surviving contemporary references to Venus and Adonis than to any of Shakespeare’s plays.

The poem was most likely written inwhen London’s theaters. William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Richard Farmer, Samuel Johnson (). “The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare”, p Knowing I lov'd my books, he furnish'd me From mine own library with volumes that I prize above my dukedom.

This list breaks down Shakespeare’s plays by type. You’ll also get a brief summary of each play by Shakespeare, if you need help remembering what a specific play is about.

Comedies All’s Well That Ends Well: Bertie runs away to avoid his new wife, Helena, but she follows him and tricks him into being her [ ]. The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare by Edmond Malone, William Shakespeare, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson.

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The plays and poems of William Shakespeare: with the corrections and illustrations of various commentators: comprehending a life of the poet, and an enlarged history of the stage by Shakespeare, William, ; Boswell, James.

1. Book includes an over 40 page William Shakespeare biography2. Book includes 10 images to help capture Shakespeare's creative visionRomeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of William Shakespeare about two young star-crossed lovers.On the other hand, traditionalists ("Stratfordians") who believe that William Shakespeare was indeed the author of the plays and poems, point out that his probable education at the Stratford grammar school would have provided the required knowledge of the classics and classical civilization as well as of Latin and at least some Greek.Every William Shakespeare Play on Audio Download.

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