William shakespeare (26 april 1564 works by william shakespeare at librivox (public domain audiobooks) discovering literature: shakespeare at the british library. William shakespeare was an english poet, playwright, and actor he was born on 26 april 1564 in stratford-upon-avon he was born on 26 april 1564 in stratford-upon-avon his father was a successful local businessman and his mother was the daughter of a landowner. Biography of william shakespeare william shakespeare was born in stratford-on-avon, england, in the 1564 the date of his birth is not known it is generally accepted to believe it was the 23 of april, but the day of his baptism is set in veracity: it was the 26th of april. Start studying a&e biography: william shakespeare learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools because he thought his work. In 1616 ben jonson endured much ridicule for including his plays in a book of his collected works, but his bold precedent encouraged two of shakespeare's longtime colleagues, actors john heminge and henry condell, to perform a similar service for their late friend they compiled and edited mr william shakespeare's comedies, histories.
Historians believe shakespeare was born on this day in 1564, the same day he died in 1616although the plays of william shakespeare may be the most widely read works in the english language. William shakespeare, in terms of his life and his body of work, is the most written-about author in the history of western civilization shakespeare's biography. Short biography william shakespeare william shakespeare (1564-1616) english poet and playwright - shakespeare is widely considered to be the greatest writer in the english language. William shakespeare was born in stratford-upon-avon in april 1564, and his birth is traditionally celebrated on april 23 the facts of his life, known from surviving documents, are sparse he was one of eight children born to john shakespeare, a merchant of some standing in his community.
Biography of william shakespeare posted on april 27, 2018 by mcanthony_nwatu william shakespeare (/ˈʃeɪkspɪər/ shayk-speer 26 april 1564 (baptised) - 23 april 1616) was an english poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the english language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. Having said that this biography is a very decent attempt at collating what we know of shakespeare as well as tieing in the potential experiences of his life to his works w how do you write a review of a biography of shakespeare. Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays and over 150 short and long poems, many of which are considered to be the finest ever written in english his works have been translated into every major living language, and some others besides (the folger's holdings include translations in esperanto and klingon), and nearly 400 years after his death, they continue to be performed around. - biography of william shakespeare william shakespeare was born in 1564, supposedly on 22 or 23 april, in stratford-upon-avon his father, john, who was a prosperous glover there, preparing and selling soft leather, became alderman and later high bailiff.
William shakespeare the english shakespeare, william , the complete works, who published the first short biography in 1709, shakespeare was educated at the. Shakespeare biography - a brief biography of shakespeare shakespeare's life - an overview of shakespeare's life william shakespeare's early childhood - description of his formative years. By 1592, shakespeare was receiving his first literary criticism with playwright robert greene, criticising shakespeare for being a 'jack of all trades' - a second-rate tinkerer with the work of others. While william shakespeare's reputation is based primarily on his plays, he became famous first as a poet with the partial exception of the sonnets (1609), quarried since the early 19th century for autobiographical secrets allegedly encoded in them, the nondramatic writings have traditionally been pushed to the margins of the shakespeare industry.
The works of william shakespeare william shakespeare is customary regarded to be the finest dramatist the world has ever seen and the greatest poet who has created his plays in the english language besides, shakespeare has been the world's most famous author. Alternative titles: bard of avon, swan of avon, william shakspere britannica classics: william shakespearethis film recounts the life of shakespeare from his early boyhood through his productive years as a playwright and actor in london it is a 1955 production of encyclopædia britannica. William shakespeare shakespeare: playwright, poet, and progenitor of modern english literature widely esteemed as the greatest writer in the english language, william shakespeare (1564-1616) was an actor and theatrical producer in addition to writing plays and sonnets. William shakespeare: biography the chandos portrait of william shakespeare, long believed to be the only portrait painted from life, until one other recently appeared william shakespeare (26 april 1564 (baptised) - 23 april 1616) was an english poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and. William shakespeare's biography and life storyan english poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.
William shakespeare's birthdate is assumed from his baptism on april 25 his father john was the son of a farmer who became a successful tradesman his mother mary arden was gentry he studied latin works at stratford grammar school, leaving at about age 15 about this time his father suffered an. William shakespeare was born in 1564 in stratford-upon-avon, england, a small town of about 1,500 people northwest of london john shakespeare, william's father, made his living primarily as a tanner and a glover but also traded wool and grain from time to time. William shakespeare - biography and works william shakespeare was born in 1564 to a prosperous leather merchant in the village of stratford-upon-avon, in warwickshire england.
In 1599 shakespeare and his business partners started their own theater company called the globe did you know some historians have questioned whether william shakespeare actually existed. Biography of william shakespeare william shakespeare was allegedly born in stratford-upon-avon, on april 23, 1564 he was baptized in the holy trinity church on april 26, of that same year his father, john shakespeare, was a glover and leather merchant and his mother, mary arden, a landed heiress.
William shakespeare was an english poet and dramatist read this brief biography to find more on his life shakespeare came up with his work titled, 'sonnets. Every one of us knows that he was the artistic man of words which makes his works such as plays, poems & sonnets to be the most important part of this short biography of william shakespeare you may not believe but more than 400 years ago, willliam shakespeare's first poem venus and adonis was entered in the stationer's registrar on 18. William shakespeare was born in 1564 in stratford-upon-avon, england, northwest of london, to john shakespeare and mary arden william's father made his living primarily as a tanner and a glover but also traded wool and grain from time to time.