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Shakespeare and his betters

R. C. Churchill

Shakespeare and his betters

a history and a criticism of the attempts which have been made to prove that Shakespeare"s works were written by others

by R. C. Churchill

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Published by Indiana UP .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.C. Churchill.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20700963M

      Neema Parvini is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Surrey. He is the author of five books: Shakespeare’s History Plays: Rethinking Historicism (); Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory: New Historicism and Cultural Materialism (); Shakespeare and Cognition: Thinking Fast and Slow through Character (); Shakespeare and New Historicism Theory () and Shakespeare. In the late s, Frank W. Wadsworth (The Poacher from Stratford) and R C. Churchill (Shakespeare and His Betters) rebutted the anti-Stratfordians, and interestingly, a reviewer for the.

      ★ 05/01/ This third book (after The Serpent of Venice) to feature Pocket the Fool in a twisted version of a Shakespeare play has Pocket washed up on the shores of Athens and into a Midsummer's Night , his slow-witted apprentice, and Jeff the monkey have also been jettisoned from their pirate ship. Soon, they run into a theater troupe of local craftsmen attempting to rehearse Brand: HarperCollins US.   Search Worldcat for books about Shakespeare and his works held in the UMD Libraries.. For books by and about Shakespeare combine his name with the title of a specific work.. Examples: william shakespeare venus and adonis william shakespeare midsummer night’s dream william shakespeare romeo and julietAuthor: Patricia Herron.

      Hostetler is a self-confessed Shakespeare nut, award-winning writer and speaker from southwestern Ohio. His 45 books include the historical novel, Northkill, and the one-year devotional, The Bard and the Bible. Bob and his wife, Robin, have two grown children and five perfect grandchildren. Visit him at Perhaps by coincidence, it is generally accepted that Shakespeare wrote one his greatest tragedies, his famous ‘Scottish Play’ Macbeth sometime between and This story of two ancient Scottish kings is mixed with strange tales of witches and the supernatural; ‘coincidently’, King James had written a book on the subject of.


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“This meant that his days were free, for the first time since the early s, to collaborate with other playwrights,” Shapiro wrote in his book The Year of Lear: Shakespeare inthe best. The Richard Field who published Shakespeare’s two poems Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece, in –94, seems to have been (as an apprenticeship record describes him) the “son of Henry Field of Stratford-upon-Avon in the County of Warwick, tanner.” When Henry Field the.

William Shakespeare, his Life, Works and Influence William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright who is considered one of the greatest writers to ever use the English language.

He is also the most famous playwright in the world, with his plays being translated in over 50 languages and performed across the globe for audiences of all ages.

Shakespeare has been a profitable brand for hundreds of years. Inpublisher Jacob Tonson started a trend when he adopted Shakespeare’s likeness as his corporate logo, using the Bard’s portrait on his bookshop sign, in advertisements and on the editions of Shakespeare’s works that he published.

William Shakespeare remains a mysterious figure regarding to his personal history. There are only two primary sources for information: his works, and various legal and church documents that have survived. William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, around Ap When we see that our betters have the same problems we do, we can almost forget our own misery.

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Written in the 's it goes over all of Shakespeare's claimants ("betters" of course tongue in cheek), even going into one man's assertion that Anne H. wrote the plays!!. For those wanting a dose of sanity after all the recent Lady Sydney and Earl of Oxford insanity, this is a fun read Highly recommended (only for those with a sense of humor)5/5(1).

The Shakespeare Authorship question - the question of who wrote Shakespeare's plays and who the man we know as Shakespeare was - is a subject which fascinates millions of people the world over and can be seen as a major cultural phenomenon.

However, much discussion of the question exists on the very margins of academia, deemed by most Shakespearean academics as unimportant. However, intwo fellow actors and friends of Shakespeare's, John Heminges and Henry Condell, published a more definitive text known as the First Folio, a posthumous collected edition of Shakespeare's dramatic works that included all but two of his en: Susanna Hall, Hamnet Shakespeare.

Shakespeare, also born in but a comparatively late starter (he staged his first play in /91), paid graceful homage to him in As You Like It and was clearly influenced by him in choice of Author: John Dugdale.

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-- James Shapiro, author of A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare A joy to read, full of questions, surprises, and new ideas. Smith brings us remarkable new readings of Shakespeare, and a sense of how his work lives on the stage. A wonderful book -- /5(). “This meant that his days were free, for the first time since the early s, to collaborate with other playwrights,” Prof.

Shapiro writes in his book The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in (). The results were some of the most beautiful and profound plays in Shakespeare’s oeuvre.William Shakespeare, English dramatist, poet, and actor considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time.

No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose notable plays included the tragedies Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, and Othello. He was also known for his sonnets.