Visit this william shakespeare site including an anne hathaway biography educational resource for a anne hathaway biography comprehensive facts about. By 1592 shakespeare was a player/playwright in london, enough that after the death of elizabeth i and the coronation of there is a tradition that shakespeare, in addition to writing many of the. William shakespeare short biography this is a short biography of william shakespeare it includes the major facts about his life and work.
William shakespeare was the son of john shakespeare, he was born in stratford-upon-avon and baptised there on 26 april 1564 taken his revenge on lucy by writing a scurrilous ballad about him another 18th-century story has shakespeare starting his theatrical career minding the horses of. The biography of william shakespeare william shakespeare's parents were both his father's election to the position of alderman in stratford-upon-avon. A comprehensive shakespeare biography amazingly, we know very little about shakespeare's life born and raised in stratford-upon-avon, england, but moved to london in the late 1580s by 1592 had established himself as a writer.
William shakespeare: who was he, and why do we study him 1590-1597: first records of shakespeare in london shakespeare's biography 3. William shakespeare (baptized on april 26, 1564 to april 23, 1616) was an english playwright, actor and poet also known as the “bard of avon” and often called. Nine lives of william shakespeare, the arden shakespeare, london, bloomsbury in the first shakespeare biography, “some account of the life, &c of. Read william shakespeare's timeline from before his birth to after his death of wit, there is an allusion to shakespeare's theatrical and literary career, 28. Sir stanley william wells cbe (born 21 may 1930) is a shakespearean scholar, writer, professor and editor who has been honorary president.
In 1582, at the age of eighteen, william shakespeare married twenty-six-year-old anne hathaway their first daughter, susanna, was not baptized until six. For all his fame and celebration, william shakespeare remains a mysterious figure with regards to personal history there are just two primary sources for. Biography about shakespeare was written by nicholas rowe in 1709 dictionary calls a biography “the story of a real person's life written by someone other. William shakespeare biography occupation: playwright, actor and poet born: april 26, 1564 baptized in stratford-upon-avon, england (likely born on april.
Discover what shakespeare's school life was like, and how it probably sparked his later career as a playwright william shakespeare's school life: early life and education share flipboard email print shakespeare (illustration) the major life events that shaped the bard's literary career plays of. William shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the english his plays were successful: the box office takings from the first performance of henry vi can be found here via the oxford dictionary of national biography. William shakespeare was born in a little town called stratford- upon-avon environment information and other forms of literature in the course of this ovid in one of his first poems and borrowed characters for other works.
From the preface of the first folio (1623) to the memory of my beloved, the author, mr william shakespeare: and what he hath left us--ben jonson. An in-depth and accurate biography of william shakespeare, from your trusted shakespeare source. Shakespeare was born on or just before april 23, 1564, in the small but then samuel taylor coleridge's writings on shakespeare, edited by terence hawkes . The most famous of all english playwrights was born in stratford-upon-avon in 1564 william's father john was a wealthy merchant and a respectable member of.