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The England of Shakespeare

With twelve illustrations

by P. H. Ditchfield

  • 100 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by E.P. Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Contemporary England.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 315 p.
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24172788M
    OCLC/WorldCa3346072

      This England: from Richard II William Shakespeare. This royal throne of kings, this scepter’d isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war, This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea.   This dark day in history, known as Evil May Day, was portrayed in a then-banned play called The Book of Sir Thomas More, believed to be written between and William Shakespeare and two Author: Anne Quito.

    William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet, and the "Bard of Avon". William Shakespeare (Ap (baptism)–d. Ap ) was an English poet and playwright and is considered a key member of the English literature canon. Shakespeare's work includes sonnets and 38 plays; while his earlier plays were comedies and .

      The Renaissance arrived in England rather late. Shakespeare was born toward the end of the broader Europe-wide Renaissance period, just as it was peaking in England. He was one of the first playwrights to bring the Renaissance’s core values to the : Lee Jamieson. William Shakespeare, Shakespeare also spelled Shakspere, byname Bard of Avon or Swan of Avon, (baptized Ap , Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England—died Ap , Stratford-upon-Avon), English poet, dramatist, and actor often called the English national poet and considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time.


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The England of Shakespeare by P. H. Ditchfield Download PDF EPUB FB2

His latest book, Shakespeare’s Library: Unlocking the Greatest Mystery in Literature, was published in the US by Counterpoint in Dr. Jason Scott-Warren is a College Lecturer and Director of Studies in English at Cambridge University in England. His latest book is Shakespeare’s First Reader: The Paper Trails of Richard Stonley.

It was. The religious views of William Shakespeare are the subject of an ongoing scholarly debate dating back more than years.

The general assumption about William Shakespeare's religious affiliation is that he was a conforming member of the established Church of r, many scholars The England of Shakespeare book speculated about his personal religious beliefs, based on analysis of the historical record and of.

This book will aid you in a greater appreciation of Shakespeare's oft maligned history plays. However, it also is worthwhile as a standalone history of the English monarchy, especially in regards to the very confusing story of the "War of the Roses".Cited by: 5. Shakespeare's England is a classic English travelogue by William Winter.

Beautiful and storied scenes that have soothed and elevated the mind naturally inspire a feeling of gratitude. Prompted by that feeling the present author has written this record of his rambles in England.

It was his wish, in dwelling upon the rural loveliness and the 4/5(6). Located in the heart of England, Stratford-upon-Avon is a pretty town you probably never would’ve heard of, save for the fact that it’s the birthplace of William Shakespeare.

On any tour of Shakespeare’s England, this is the obvious first stop. Start by visiting the house where the “Sweet Swan of Avon” was born and grew up, a half-timbered home from the s that’s been.

William Shakespeare (), considered the greatest English-speaking writer in history and England’s national poet, has had more theatrical works performed than any other playwright. Discover amazing local deals on Shakespeare book for sale in England Quick & hassle-free shopping with Gumtree, your local buying & selling community.

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.

Witchcraft in Shakespeare’s England. He also methodically researched and wrote about witchcraft, publishing his book Daemonologie in This work was a detailed account intended to inform the population about the origins and practices of black magic, as well as make a theological case justifying the persecution of witches under.

Get this from a library. The England of William Shakespeare. [Michael Justin Davis; Simon McBride] -- This book describes in text and illustrations the cities and towns of Engl and where Shakespeare's plays were performed during his lifetime, as well as the region of his Stratford-upon-Avon home.

Young Shakespeare was fortunate to be in England. The first professional theater opened in London in ; he arrived, stage-struck and in search of a job, around He retired to Stratford a wealthy gentleman inonly a generation before the theaters of England were closed by the : New Word City, Inc.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ditchfield, P.H. (Peter Hampson), England of Shakespeare. London, Methuen [] (OCoLC)   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. William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April – 23 April ) was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist.

He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon" (or simply "the Bard"). His extant works, including collaborations, consist. Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy, written by William Shakespeare early in his career, about two young star-crossed lovers, whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families.

It was among Shakespeare's most popular plays, during his lifetime, and along with Hamlet, is /5(K). Early Modern England: Medicine, Shakespeare, and Books Common Medical Beliefs This exhibition at the John Martin Rare Book Room featured thirty-seven books from to highlighting general medical beliefs, herbals, monsters, poisons and cures, contemporaries of Shakespeare, and doctors in Shakespeare’s plays.

Shakespeare Created by Kate Varvedo. Plan the trip of a lifetime in Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare and visit his five family houses in the town including Halls Croft, Anne Hathaway’s Cottage and Gardens, Mary Arden’s Farm and the newly restored New Place.

Victor Hugo — ‘England has two books, the Bible and Shakespeare. England made Shakespeare,but the Bible made England.’.

England Shakespeare Needle Book Vintage Redditch Map Avon on Stratford Sheffield. This is an interesting and historic sewing needle book. The front reads, " England Shakespeare Needle Book" and measures 5 1/4" x 3 1/2" in folded state.

The front features colorful lithograph picture of Shakespearean era folk and Rating: % positive. This is the perfect study guide to the complete works of Shakespeare, covering everything from the romantic comedy of Romeo and Juliet to the tragedy Macbeth, alongside his Elizabethan history plays, sonnets, and other poems.

With detailed plot summaries and an in-depth analysis of the major characters and themes, this is a brilliant, innovative exploration of the entire canon of Shakespeare Pages:.

Inhe wrote a book about witchcraft, Daemonologie, which Shakespeare likely consulted when writing the witches’ spells in Macbeth. In two later plays, King Lear and Cymbeline, Shakespeare appears to support James’s desire to unite England and Scotland.

Both plays are set in the ancient and semi-mythical period in which England and.Book a family break in Warwickshire and visit the many fantastic family friendly attractions in the area.

Explore attractions such as Shakespeare’s Family Houses, Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall, Warwick Castle, British Motor Museum and Stratford Butterfly Farm to name but a few.

Find out more and book your break today!Jason Scott-Warren’s book is Shakespeare’s First Reader (University of Pennsylvania Press, ), which dissects the library of Richard Stonley, an Elizabethan bureaucrat who was the first person we know of to buy a printed book written by Shakespeare—a copy of Venus and Adonis that Stonley picked up on J