Shakespeare

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Lord Chamberlain's Men - Repertory and Performances
... Shakespeare's work undoubtedly formed the great bulk of the company's repertory ... In their first year of performance, they may have staged such of Shakespeare's older plays as remained in the author's possession, including Henry VI, part 2, Henry VI, part 3, as well as Titus Andronicus ... A Midsummer Night's Dream may have been the first play Shakespeare wrote for the new company it was followed over the next two years by a concentrated burst of ...
John Beckwith (composer) - Selected Works - The Trumpets of Summer (1964)
... For the quatercentenary of the birth of William Shakespeare, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) commission Beckwith to write a piece to represent this event ... Instead of doing the obvious and using text from Shakespeare's works as a libretto, he composed this work with the intention of conveying the experiences one may have with Shakespeare in Canada and ... opening night,” and exploring the use of Shakespeare more recently in television and even comic books ...
Thomas Lucy - Shakespeare
... According to tradition the young Shakespeare wrote a lampoon of Lucy at some point in the mid 1580s ... There is no evidence that Shakespeare wrote either ballad ... Davies wrote, "Shakespeare was much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison and rabbits, particularly from Sir ----- Lucy who oft had him whipped and sometimes ...
Brabantio - Origin
... While no English translation of Cinthio was available in Shakespeare's lifetime, it is possible Shakespeare knew both the Italian original and Gabriel Chappuy's 1584 French translation ... While the principal characters in Shakespeare's play have their counterparts in Cinthio's tale, Brabantio is Shakespeare's invention ...
Jonathan Dollimore - Work
... Political Shakespeare Essays in Cultural Materialism, edited with Alan Sinfield (1985, 2nd edition 1994) Treading the same path as Radical Tragedy, this compendium of essays by leading ...

Famous quotes containing the word shakespeare:

    Amiens. My voice is ragged, I know I cannot please you.
    Jaques. I do not desire you to please me, I do desire you
    to sing.
    —William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    If it do come to pass
    That any man turn ass,
    Leaving his wealth and ease
    A stubborn will to please,
    Ducdame, ducdame, ducdame!
    Here shall he see
    Gross fools as he,
    And if he will come to me.
    —William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    It is my birthday,
    I had thought t’ have held it poor; but since my lord
    Is Antony again, I will be Cleopatra.
    —William Shakespeare (1564–1616)