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A life of William Shakespeare

A life of William Shakespeare

Author: אדמס, ג'וסף קווינסי. ; Joseph Quincy Adams; John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1923.
Series: Student's edition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Students' edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: אדמס, ג'וסף קווינסי. ; Joseph Quincy Adams; John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1935264
Notes: LC copy has author's presentation inscription.
Description: xiii, 560 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : illustrations ; 20 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.
Series Title: Student's edition.
Responsibility: by Joseph Quincy Adams.


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