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Notes upon some of Shakespeare"s plays.

Fanny Kemble

Notes upon some of Shakespeare"s plays.

by Fanny Kemble

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1882 ed.

    StatementLondon, R. Bentley, 1882.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2976 .K4 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination169 p.
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4577491M
    ISBN 100404036457
    LC Control Number77144644

    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. Books. The Riverside Shakespeare This is the definitive collection of Shakespeare's plays and sonnets. Think of it as an entire course on Shakespeare squished into one single volume. The notes on Shakespeare's life and times are invaluable, and the introductory essays to each play are pretty much the best overview you can get.

    An Introduction to Shakespeare. William Shakespeare has become the most famous and influential author in English literature. Only active as a writer for a quarter century, he wrote thirty-eight plays, one hundred fifty-four sonnets and two epic poems that reinvented and defined the English language to such a degree that his works are required study all over the world. The Shakespeare for Kids series is designed as a resource that can be read by children, or read to them by parents who wish to introduce them to Shakespeare at an early age. Most exciting, though, these resources are designed for the classroom – for teachers to introduce Shakespeare’s plays .

      William Shakespeare, often called England's national poet, is considered the greatest dramatist of all time. His works are loved throughout the world, but Shakespeare's personal life is . 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.


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Penrice] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. About the Book Satire is a genre of literature where vices, follies, abuses, and shortcomings in humans and their institutions Author: John Chedworth.

NOTES UPON SOME OF THE OBSCURE PASSAGES IN SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYS. With Remarks Upon The Explanations And Amendments Of The Commentators OfAnd By the Late Right Hon. John Lord Chedworth.

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Notes upon some of the obscure passages in Shakespeare's plays; with remarks upon the explanations and amendments of the commentators in the editions of, (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. published under title: Notes and comments upon certain plays and actors of Shakespeare.

Description. Introduction. Shakespeare is known as the ‘Father of English Drama’. He is known as England’s national poet, and the “Bard of Avon”. His works, including collaborations, consist of 38 plays, sonnets, two long narrative poems, and some other verses, some of the uncertain authorship.

Summaries of Shakespeare’s most popular plays: Macbeth Summary Notes upon some of Shakespeares plays. book Duncan’s generals, Macbeth and Banquo, encounter three strange women on a bleak Scottish moorland on their way home from quelling a rebellion.

The plays provide actors with some of the most challenging and rewarding roles ever written. They are both entertaining and moving. In the first Folio ofthe earliest edition of Shakespeare's collected plays, they are divided into Comedies, Histories and Tragedies.

Although some of Jonson's fellow playwrights ridiculed his decision to publish his writings, Jonson's collection granted a new status of respectability to the drama in print, and became an inspirational archetype for Heminge and Condell's folio volume of Shakespeare's collected plays.

Here you will find the complete text of Shakespeare's plays, based primarily on the First Folio, and a variety of helpful resources, including extensive explanatory notes, character analysis, source information, and articles and book excerpts on a wide range of topics unique to each drama. Tragedies Antony and Cleopatra ().

Richard II. Richard III. Romeo and Juliet. Sonnets. The Taming of the Shrew. The Tempest. Twelfth Night. Two Gentlemen of Verona. The Winter's Tale. Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays and over 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 years after his death, they continue to be performed around the world.

A handsomely bound set of Shakespeare's plays and biography. George Steevens's Complete Works of Shakespeare was originally published in in collaboration with Samuel Johnson. Several revised editions followed over the years, including this edition by Alexander Chalmers, which was first published in by F.

and J. Rivington. Scholars of Elizabethan drama believe that William Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays between and These dramatic works encompass a wide range of subjects and styles, from the playful "A Midsummer Night's Dream" to the gloomy "Macbeth.".

Holinshed’s Chronicles records the history of England, Scotland, and Ireland and became Shakespeare’s primary source for his historical plays. However, it should be noted that Shakespeare did not set out to create historically accurate accounts – he reshaped history for dramatic purposes and to play into the prejudices of his audience.

Shakespeare's plays; Title Year written First publications Performances Authorship notes Henry IV, Part 1: Likely early to mid s First published in a quarto by Andrew Wise: Though 1 Henry IV was almost certainly in performance bythe earliest recorded performance was on 6 Marchwhen it was acted at Court before the Flemish Ambassador.

Other Court performances followed. 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. The book name is kept upon its main character name who is a black soldier and the play revolves around this soldier, his wife, his two friends and one of the friend’s wives.

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the Shakespeare family wrote the name, and in the council-book of the corporation of Stratford, where it is introduced one hundred and sixty-six times during the period that the dramatist’s father was a member of the municipal body, there are fourteen different spellings.

The modern “Shakespeare.about 38 plays,[5] sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, the authorship of some of which is uncertain. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.[6] Shakespeare was born and brought up in Stratford-upon-Avon.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 Nothing) and little .