Shakespeare and his rivals

a casebook on the authorship controversy
  • 262 Pages
  • 4.94 MB
  • English
Odyssey Press , New York
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 -- Author
Statement[by] George McMichael [and] Edgar M. Glenn.
ContributionsGlenn, Edgar M. joint ed.
LC ClassificationsPR2937 .M35
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5851674M
LC Control Number62011942

But on the modern stage Shakespeare’s overwhelming celebrity has largely overshadowed the brilliance and originality of his rivals’ achievements. In Octoberthe Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media presents scenes from the most innovative Jacobean plays – from city comedy to revenge tragedy and tragicomedy.

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Shakespeare and His Rivals: A Casebook on the Authorship Controversy. George L. McMichael. Odyssey Press, - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. The Shakespeare Documents.

1: Records Relating to William Shakespeare. Shakespeare was the godfather of Ben Jonson’s son and Jonson was eating and drinking with his friend in his house in Stratford a few days before Shakespeare’s death.

He was eight years younger than Shakespeare, and like Shakespeare, he did not have a university education. William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April – 23 April ) was an English playwright, poet, 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 of some 39 plays, sonnets, two long narrative. Shakespeare’s model provides little solace: Write while you wait out the closure; lean on wealthy patrons for bailouts; exploit your rivals’ demise.

But maybe his plays themselves offer a remedy. The advance blurb for your book ‘A Jacobean Company and Its Playhouse’ claims it ‘fills a major gap concerning the world of Shakespearean drama’.

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Since it is about a company other than Shakespeare’s, how can this be true. The Queen’s Servants were a company of actors – many of them friends and rivals of William Shakespeare’s during Elizabeth I’s era – who were allotted the. THE RIVALS Is a full length romance book by Vi Keeland.

Spoken in 'Dual Perspectives.' ️ Enemies-to-lovers ️ Decades old family feud ️ Two wealthy rival families, one opulent hotel inheritance Oh my gosh!.

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I inhaled this one, this captured me from the first page, and /5(). William Shakespeare had many rivals in the competition for audiences and patronage in Elizabethan England. Christopher Marlowe can be regarded as one of his major competitors.

Another type of. Ranging widely in scope from the s to the post-9/11 era, this book will be an essential work for scholars interested in Shakespeare, in his contemporaries, and in the politics and processes of literary history.” (Katherine Scheil, University of Minnesota, USA)Reviews: 2.

Shakespeare’s model provides little solace: Write while you wait out the closure; lean on wealthy patrons for bailouts; exploit your rivals’ demise.

But maybe his plays themselves offer a remedy. 15) Today, Shakespeare’s work is studied in schools and universities around the world, and his stories are depicted on TV and in films. Inthe modern Globe Theatre was opened in London. A reconstruction of the original, it’s just a few hundred metres from where the original one once stood.

William Shakespeare’s Life & Times In his 52 years of life William Shakespeare transformed himself from the son of a small-town glovemaker to a favorite playwright of Queen Elizabeth and King James.

Today he is celebrated as the most popular writer in the English language. Especially in troubled times, the bard can offer lessons, solace and sustenance, as Professor James Shapiro shows us in his new book, Shakespeare in a Divided America: The plague of marked the beginning of the end of Shakespeare’s young rivals—the “eyrie of children, little eyases”—he had complained about in.

The Shakespeare Book brings the work of William Shakespeare to life with full-color photography, images, idea webs, timelines, and quotes that help you understand the context of Shakespeare's plays and poems.

From Shakespeare's most-famous plays, such as Romeo and Juliet and Julius Caesar, to less-frequently performed works such as King John and Henry VIII, every play of the Shakespearean. Download Richard Iii And His Rivals full book in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format, get it for read on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Richard Iii And His Rivals full free pdf books. A Midsummer Night’s Dream, comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare, written about –96 and published in in a quarto edition from the author’s manuscript, in which there are some minor version published in the First Folio of was taken from a second quarto edition, with some reference to a promptbook.

One of the “great” or “middle” comedies, A. “Shakespeare is the only biographer of Shakespeare. So far from Shakespeare’s being the least known, he is the one person in all modern history fully known to us.” ~ Emerson The Obscure & The Elusive This ‘biography’ that Ackroyd strings together is mostly tedious, though it has a few really good moments and it has to be admitted that it presents most of the facts that is known of 4/5().

Shakespeare & Co is an enthralling work of popular scholarship but not, finally, a summer read to equal his bestselling and prizewinning rivals. To order Shakespeare. 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 (), 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.

Along with writing some of most famous quotes in literature, Shakespeare’s insults, put-downs, and cussing were second to none, and with his insults, Shakespeare was most certainly a master of his trade. From “A most notable coward” to “Villain, I have done thy mother” Shakespeare.

Since the 19th century, a roster of famous people–Henry James, Sigmund Freud, Mark Twain, Helen Keller, Charlie Chaplin and many others—have voiced their doubts about the man from Stratford. Thousands of books and articles have been devoted to the. David Farley-Hills argues that Shakespeare did not work in splendid isolation, but responded as any other playwright to the commercial and artistic pressures of his time.

In this book he offers an interpretation of seven of Shakespeare's plays in the light of pressures exerted by his major contemporary rivals. The plays discussed are Hamlet, Troilus and Cressida, All's Well That Ends Well.

Whether writing about Shakespeare imitating his rivals or about Tudor-era issues of succession and religious upheaval, Smith also finds resonance with contemporary concerns ranging from privacy to celebrity to economics.

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His book lays bare, too, assumptions about the writing life that come to us from the 18th-century romantics. Those who made Shakespeare a demigod have much to answer for. Contemporaries to Shakespeare. We've got a couple of those to talk about. In terms of serious competition artistically, there was quite a bit of backbiting and elbowing for space in the theatrical world -- some of the best documentation we have of "who Shakespeare was" and the best refutation of arguments that Shakespeare was "really" Jonson/Marlowe/the Earl of Oxford/Queen Elizabeth.

Whether writing about Shakespeare imitating his rivals or about Tudor-era issues of succession and religious upheaval, Smith also finds resonance.

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Shakespeare was christened on Apat Stratford-on-Avon, and died there on Ap We do not know when he first joined the London theatrical world, but I suspect it was as early as Probably inShakespeare returned to live in Stratford, until his death.

After. This book has been cited by the following publications. and with many works of his contemporaries, this study gives readers a deeper insight into a crucial aspect of Shakespeare's culture and his use of it in art.

Davenant, Sir William, The Rivals (London, ).Two sets of twins, each with the same name—what could go wrong? Everything, apparently. Leave logic behind and delight in the confusion of Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, where servants misplace their masters, wives overlook their husbands, and sons forget their fathers.

The blunders double, triple and cube until chaos reigns—and everyone is pretty sure that everyone [ ].Click to read more about Shakespeare and his rivals; a casebook on the authorship controversy by George L. McMichael. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for bookloversAuthor: George L.

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