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The Age of Shakespeare (Guide to English Lit)

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Shakespeare studies & criticism,
  • c 1500 to c 1600,
  • c 1600 to c 1700,
  • Shakespeare, William,,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Criticism and intepretation,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • English literature,
  • 1564-1616

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages592
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9303203M
    ISBN 100140138080
    ISBN 109780140138085


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Students of literature will value this book for its illumination of critical scenes in Shakespeare's works, while students in social studies and history courses will appreciate its use of Shakespeare to explore daily life in the Elizabethan by: 2. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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The age of Shakespeare (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. The age of Shakespeare. [François Laroque; Alexandra Campbell] -- Examines the works of Shakespeare in relation to the times he lived in and their influence upon the age. Unlock This Study Guide Now.

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Explore portraits, views of daily life, maps, and more in richly varied 15th to 18th century works from the Folger collection, many rarely shown works. Shakespeare made his unique contribution to British and world culture in the midst of Elizabeth's great reign.

Here, the circumstances of each play's composition are acutely described, and set within Read more. The Age of Shakespeare is a book written for those familiar with the plays of the Bard. It is also not a biography of the man from Stratford.

Rather it is a work that focuses on the plays and the period that produced them/5. While the age of Shakespeare overlapped with the both the Elizabethan and Jacobean eras, Kermode's compact, erudite appreciation of the Bard is less about Shakespeare. 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. “Frank Kermode is one of the great critics of our time. All his books should be required reading.

The Age of Shakespeare is everything one could hope for: scholarly, fascinating, accessible, and, above all, a complete education in itself.” —Amanda Foreman, /5(20). The book gives concise insights about Shakespeare.

Anything from his ancestry and how its has been reflected in his plays, histories, folklore, beliefs, cultures and such that inspired the great playwright, the history and rise of plays and theaters in England and etc. You name it. One review did mention there are flaws in the book/5.

In The Age of Shakespeare, Frank Kermode uses the history and culture of the Elizabethan era to enlighten us about William Shakespeare and his poetry and plays. Opening with the big picture of the religious and dynastic events that defined England in the age of the Tudors, Kermode takes Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

The Age of Shakespeare Paperback – October 1, by Francoise Laroque (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratingsCited by: 1. About The Age of Shakespeare. In The Age of Shakespeare, Frank Kermode uses the history and culture of the Elizabethan era to enlighten us about William Shakespeare and his poetry and g with the big picture of the religious and dynastic events that defined England in the age of the Tudors, Kermode takes the reader on a tour of Shakespeare’s England, vividly.

Early life. William Shakespeare was the son of John Shakespeare, an alderman and a successful glover (glove-maker) originally from Snitterfield, and Mary Arden, the daughter of an affluent landowning farmer.

He was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, where he was baptised on 26 April His date of birth is unknown, but is traditionally observed on 23 April, Saint Children: Susanna Hall, Hamnet Shakespeare.

William Shakespeare () was born into an age of experiment, invention, discovery, and revolution. It was an age in which scientists overthrew long-held axioms, philosophers promoted universal education, and seafarers expanded the boundaries of the known world. "This latest addition to Greenwood Press's The Age of Shakespeare series is an excellent resource for undergraduates showing an interest in women's studies and early modern English literature and culture Given the thoroughness of this book's scholarship and Kemp's previous publications related to pedagogy, her contribution to this series stands testament to how Cited by: 9.

InThe Age of Shakespeare, Frank Kermode uses the history and culture of the Elizabethan era to enlighten us about William Shakespeare and his poetry and plays.

Opening with the big picture of the religious and dynastic events that defined England in the age of the Tudors, Kermode takes the reader on a tour of Shakespeare’s England, vividly portraying London’s society, its early /5(4).

Life in Elizabethan England presents a full online version of Maggie Secara’s book, “A Compendium of Common Knowledge ” The book is invaluable for understanding the world during the age of Shakespeare, and includes insight on Elizabethan manners, education, pastimes, attitudes and more.

In Renaissance drama, madness links personal crisis to political crisis. Duncan Salkeld covers a range of psychiatric, political and dramatic literature from the renaissance to the present day to examine the interplay between madness and drama in the plays of Shakespeare and other key dramatists, such as Jonson, Kyd, Dekker, Webster, Beaumont and Fletcher.4/5(6).

Theatre in the Age of Shakespeare. The theatre in Shakespeare’s time was much different than it is today. Authors wrote plays for the masses, especially those who couldn’t read or write. The theatre changed a lot during Shakespeare’s lifetime. The Renaissance in Shakespeare's Time Broadly speaking, the Renaissance period is used to describe the era when Europeans moved away from the restrictive ideas of the Middle Ages.

The ideology that dominated the Middle Ages was heavily focused on the absolute power of God and was enforced by the formidable Roman Catholic : Lee Jamieson. Kermode characterizes Shakespeare as "only the grandest of the poets" during a time when the arts, especially poetry and theater, flourished.

While his importance cannot be underestimated, Shakespeare's "was an age of vast and various poetic achievement, a period unparalleled in the history of anglophone poetry.". This book offers a look at the lives of Elizabethan era women in the context of the great female characters in the works of William Shakespeare.

Like the other entries in this fascinating series, Women in the Age of Shakespeare shows the influence of the world William Shakespeare lived in on the worlds he created for the stage, this time by focusing on women in the Elizabethan Reviews: 1.

First published in This edition re-issues the second edition of Recognized as one of the leading books in its field, The English History Play in the Age of Shakespeare presents the most comprehensive account available of the English historical drama from its beginning to the closing of the theatres in and relates this development to Renaissance historiography.

The first task of one who sets out to write briefly on Shakespeare and his age must be to move the focus back from the life of the playhouse and say something about the greater world of national. The Age of Shakespeare Of books belonging to other departments than pure literature, the most important was Richard Hooker's Ecclesiastical Polity, the first four books of which appeared in This was a work on the philosophy of law, and a defense, as against the Presbyterians, of the government of the English Church by.

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