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A life of William Shakespeare,

Author: Sidney Lee, Sir
Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company, 1916.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New ed.View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lee, Sidney, Sir, 1859-1926.
Life of William Shakespeare.
New York, Macmillan Co., 1916
(OCoLC)571913054
Online version:
Lee, Sidney, Sir, 1859-1926.
Life of William Shakespeare.
New York, Macmillan Co., 1916
(OCoLC)609732639
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Lee, Sir
OCLC Number: 1648430
Notes: "Quartos and folics": pages 544-572.
"The editors of the eighteenth century and after": pages 571-585.
Description: xxix, 756 pages frontispiece, portrait, facsimiles 20 cm
Contents: Parentage and birth --
Childhood, education, and marriage --
The farewell to Stratford --
The migration to London --
Shakespeare and the actors --
On the London stage --
First dramatic efforts --
Progress as playwright, 1591-1594 --
The first appeal to the reading public --
The sonnets and their literary history --
The conceits of the sonnets --
The patronage of the Earl of Southampton --
The development of dramatic power --
The practical affairs of life --
Shakespeare's financial resources --
Maturity of genius --
The accession of King James I --
The highest themes of tragedy --
The latest plays --
The close of life --
Survivors and descendants --
Autographs, portraits, and memorials --
Quartos and folios --
The editors of the eighteenth century and after --
Shakespeare's posthumous reputation in England and America --
Shakespeare's foreign vogue --
General estimate. Appendix. I: The sources of biographical knowledge --
II: The Bacon-Shakespeare controversy --
III: The youthful career of the Earl of Southampton --
IV: The Earl of Southampton as a literary patron --
V: The true history of Thomas Thorpe and 'Mr. W.H." --
VI: 'Mr. William Herbert' --
VII: Shakespeare and the Earl of Pembroke --
VIII: The 'Will' sonnets --
IX: The vogue of the Elizabethan sonnet, 1591-1597 --
X: Bibliographical note on the sonnet in France, 1550-1600.
Responsibility: by Sir Sidney Lee; with portraits and facsimiles.

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