Macbeth, hands down, should be number one as it is the best of shakespeare's works (at least in my opinion) i have read 5 of the works listed (as i am only in high school and haven't had the vocabulary or analysis skills to read more earlier. Browse through william shakespeare's poems and quotes 403 poems of william shakespeare still i rise, the road not taken, if you forget me, dreams, annabel lee an english poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and. William shakespeare was an english poet and playwright widely regarded as the greatest writer of the english language, and as the world's preeminent dramatist he wrote approximately 38 plays and 154 sonnets, as well as a variety of other poems. Biography of william shakespeare the enigmatic life and literary career of the english playwright, considered the best playwright of all time around 1860, at the time that culminated his work les misérables , victor hugo wrote from exile: 'shakespeare is the monument that england should you.
William shakespeare - literary criticism: during his own lifetime and shortly afterward, shakespeare enjoyed fame and considerable critical attention the english writer francis meres, in 1598, declared him to be england's greatest writer in comedy and tragedy. William shakespeare (1564-1616), `the bard of avon', english poet and playwright wrote the famous 154 sonnets and numerous highly successful oft quoted dramatic works including the tragedy of the prince of denmark, hamlet neither a borrower nor a lender be for loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. What we know of shakespeare's life and career shakespeare was born and raised at stratford-upon-avon, the eldest son of a glover and a member of the local gentry.
The life of william shakespeare begins in april 1564 in stratford-upon-avon, england when he was born into a prosperous family (his father was a glove maker) learn more about shakespeare's birth and early childhood, and discover the house in which he was born. In the world of poems william was known to be a literary genius majority of the western world read his work they say to like it because shakespeare writes it to relate and be open to everyone. Biography research papers on william shakespeare begin with noting that william shakespeare (1564-1616) was a great english playwright and poet shakespeare, a one of the great world literature authors, is recognized as a great topic for english literature research papers. William shakespeare was a very talented man known for his various works of literature his works include poems, plays, and sonnets his works are then broken down into tragedies, comedies, and histories. William shakespeare was born in stratford-upon-avon, warwickshire, england, descended from tenant farmers and landed gentry his traditional birth date, april 23, 1564, is conjectural.
Life of william shakespeare, family, plays and poems his text and sources of the complete dramatic and poetic works and a searchable quotation database essential knowledge and literary terms for understanding shakespeare. Like caliban, john the savage is an outcast, despised for his appearance, and huxley is exploring ideas about the power of art and the nature of humanity as shakespeare does in his haunting and. William shakespeare (baptized on april 26, 1564 - april 23, 1616) was an english playwright, actor and poet who also known as the bard of avon and often called england's national poet. Shakespeare timeline describes the many chapters in shakespeare's colorful life from humble beginnings in stratford to his marriage to the older anne hathaway and popular acclaim for his works, shakespeare timeline follows the life of literature's most famous playwright.
The life and achievements of william shakespeare william shakespeare was married to anne hathaway on november 28, 1582 she was from a small village, called shottery, and was the local farmer's daughter. The life of william shakespeare william shakespeare was a very dynamic playwright and writer he enjoyed history which was shown through his writing he excelled at writing many kinds of different genres of plays. Four periods of shakespeare's life from halleck's new english literature by reuben post halleck new york: american book company, 1913 we may make another classification from a different point of view, according to the period of his development at the time of writing special plays.
William butler yeats from online literary criticism collection yeats: the life and works of william butler yeats from irish resources in the humanities — back to top . Some of the most famous lines in the history of literature come from the writings of william shakespeare as well, some of the most famous literary devices also come from william shakespeare he produced many highly-praised stories of human drama, comedy, and romantic sonnets and his work continues. Facts about shakespeare's life shakespeare was born and raised in stratford-upon-avon, but later moved to london for work shakespeare had three children with his wife, anne hathaway.