27 Facts About William Shakespeare's


William Shakespeare's is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist.

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William Shakespeare's is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon".

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William Shakespeare's's plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.

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William Shakespeare's remains arguably the most influential writer in the English language, and his works continue to be studied and reinterpreted.

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William Shakespeare's's early plays were primarily comedies and histories and are regarded as some of the best works produced in these genres.

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William Shakespeare's then wrote mainly tragedies until 1608, among them Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, King Lear, and Macbeth, all considered to be among the finest works in the English language.

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Many of William Shakespeare's plays were published in editions of varying quality and accuracy in his lifetime.

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William Shakespeare's was the third of eight children, and the eldest surviving son.

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Some of William Shakespeare's plays were published in quarto editions, beginning in 1594, and by 1598, his name had become a selling point and began to appear on the title pages.

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William Shakespeare's moved across the river to Southwark by 1599, the same year his company constructed the Globe Theatre there.

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William Shakespeare's died within a month of signing his will, a document which he begins by describing himself as being in "perfect health".

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William Shakespeare's did make a point of leaving her "my second best bed", a bequest that has led to much speculation.

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Burbage played the leading role in the first performances of many of William Shakespeare's plays, including Richard III, Hamlet, Othello, and King Lear.

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William Shakespeare's was replaced around 1600 by Robert Armin, who played roles such as Touchstone in As You Like It and the fool in King Lear.

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William Shakespeare's dedicated them to Henry Wriothesley, Earl of Southampton.

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William Shakespeare's seems to have planned two contrasting series: one about uncontrollable lust for a married woman of dark complexion, and one about conflicted love for a fair young man.

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William Shakespeare's first plays were written in the conventional style of the day.

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William Shakespeare's wrote them in a stylised language that does not always spring naturally from the needs of the characters or the drama.

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William Shakespeare's increasingly tuned his metaphors and images to the needs of the drama itself.

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William Shakespeare's reshaped each plot to create several centres of interest and to show as many sides of a narrative to the audience as possible.

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William Shakespeare's preserved aspects of his earlier style in the later plays, however.

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William Shakespeare's work has made a significant and lasting impression on later theatre and literature.

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William Shakespeare's influence extends far beyond his native England and the English language.

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William Shakespeare's is that unique writer: he has something for everyone.

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William Shakespeare's works include the 36 plays printed in the First Folio of 1623, listed according to their folio classification as comedies, histories, and tragedies.

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William Shakespeare's will uses a Protestant formula, and he was a confirmed member of the Church of England, where he was married, his children were baptised, and where he is buried.

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Some scholars claim that members of William Shakespeare's family were Catholics, at a time when practising Catholicism in England was against the law.

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