England in the Age of Shakespeare commemorating the visit of the Royal Shakespeare Company to Omaha.

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Published by University of Nebraska at Omaha in [Omaha] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Homes and haunts -- England.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Book details

ContributionsUniversity of Nebraska at Omaha.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR2910 .E5
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 51 p. ;
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5018217M
LC Control Number76621897

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England in the Age of Shakespeare (Indiana University Press, ) draws together Black’s expansive reading in Shakespeare’s contexts with extensive knowledge of the. The great age of English poetry opened with the publication of Spenser's Shepheard's Calendar, inand closed with the printing of Milton's Samson Agonistes, in Within this period of little less than a century English thought passed through many changes, and there were several successive phases of style in our imaginative literature.

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In Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, Shakespeare aptly sums up England’s reaction to—indeed, the world’s reaction to—the achievements of his age and to the mysteries that still awaited solutions: "There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, / Than are dreamt of in your philosophy" ().

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His work comprises 36 plays, sonnets, and two narrative poems. Shakespeare was born in in Stratford, England. His exact date of birth is.

William Shakespeare (–) was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in England. His father, John Shakespeare, was a merchant, and his mother, Mary, came from a family of the lower landed gentry. Shakespeare’s education consisted of learning Latin and reading Classical history and : Erika Harlitz-Kern. Shakespeare’s contemporaries believed that the health of a kingdom depended upon the well-being of its royal family: in Denmark as in Shakespeare’s England, the royal family is in decline, and the effects are felt in the kingdom as a whole.

In Shakespeare’s England, the ruler of the country was also the literal embodiment of the country. William Shakespeare, John Payne Collier (). “The Works of Shakespeare: The Text Regulated by the Recently Discovered Portfolio ofContaining Early Manuscript Emendations ; with a History of the Stage, a Life of the Poet, and an Introduction to Each Play”, p duncan/ (–).

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London in Shakespeare. When Shakespeare was active as an author, writing about London was en Jonson and Thomas Dekker, among others, were famous for their ‘city comedies’.Although Shakespeare never contributed to this popular genre, London appears as a setting in several of the history plays, such as the two parts of Henry IV, where Falstaff’s home base, the Boar’s Head Inn.

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Authors wrote plays for the masses, especially those who couldn’t read or write. The theatre changed a lot during Shakespeare’s lifetime.

The authorities didn’t like it and didn’t allow acting in the city itself. They thought it had a bad influence on people and kept them from going to church.Inat the age of 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, 8 years his senior and 3 months pregnant with their first child.

They had three children, Susanna, born inand twins Hamnet and Judith, who were born in Sadly, Hamnet died at the tender age of Shakespeare's first daughter, Susanna, married Dr. John Hall in June

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