What is Shakespeare?

Some articles on shakespeare:

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 writers on Shakespeare has as ...
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 ... While the principal characters in Shakespeare's play have their counterparts in Cinthio's tale, Brabantio is Shakespeare's invention ...
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 ... 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 imprisoned and at last mad him fly his native ...
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 ... 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 creativity that resulted in Romeo and Juliet, Love's ...

Famous quotes containing the word shakespeare:

    When beggars die there are no comets seen;
    The heavens themselves blaze forth the death of princes.
    —William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    I know no personal cause to spurn at him,
    But for the general: he would be crowned.
    How that might change his nature, there’s the question.
    —William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Think him as a serpent’s egg,
    Which, hatched, would as his kind grow mischievous,
    And kill him in the shell.
    —William Shakespeare (1564–1616)