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A life of William Shakespeare

Author: Joseph Quincy Adams
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Co., 1923.
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Named Person: William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Quincy Adams
OCLC Number: 1070329
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 560, [1] pages : frontispiece, plates, portraits, map, plans, facisms. (part double) ; 23 cm
Contents: Ancestry --
Parentage --
Boyhood and early environment --
Schooling --
Apprenticeship and marriage --
Departure from Stratford --
The rise of professionalism in the drama --
Arrival in London, and labors for the Pembroke's company --
Period of non-dramatic composition --
With the Lord Chamberlain's company --
London residences and actor friends --
Labors for the Chamberlain's men, 1594-98 --
Rise in fame and in social dignity --
The erection of new playhouses : the Globe --
Joyous comedies : Hamlet --
The Essex rebellion, and the war of the theatres --
The passionate pilgrim and love's martyr --
Worcester's men : Troilus and Cressida --
The coming of James : royal favor --
Personal affairs, 1602-07 --
Dramatic labors, 1607-09 : acquisition of blackfriars --
Tragi-comedy and romance --
Last labors for the king's men --
Retirement to Stratford --
Death and burial --
Descendants --
The making of the playhouse manuscripts --
The printing of the Quartos --
The attempted collection of 1619 --
The first folio.
Responsibility: by Joseph Quincy Adams.

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