ObjectiveLets talk about literature WilliamShakespeare
BiographyBorn: 26 April 1564, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, EnglandDied: 23 April 1616 (aged 52) Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire,EnglandOccupation: Playwright, poet, actorNationality: EnglishPeriod : English RenaissanceSpouse: Anne Hathaway (m. 1582–1616)Children:Susanna HallHamnet ShakespeareJudith QuineyRelative(s):John Shakespeare (father)Mary Shakespeare (mother)
Plays-To understand the Shakespearean play , is notnecessary to have lived in the sixteenth century.-Anyone can feel identified with their Plays.
Comedies-Alls Well That Ends Well-As You Like It-The Comedy of Errors-Loves Labours Lost-Measure for Measure-The Merchant of Venice-The Merry Wives of Windsor-A Midsummer Nights Dream-Much Ado About Nothing-Pericles, Prince of Tyre-The Taming of the Shrew-The Tempest-Twelfth Night-The Two Gentlemen of Verona-The Two Noble Kinsmen-The Winters Tale
Tragedies-Romeo and Juliet-Coriolanus-Titus Andronicus-Timon of Athens-Julius Caesar-Macbeth-Hamlet-Troilus and Cressida-King Lear-Othello-Antony and Cleopatra-Cymbeline
Poems-Shakespeares sonnets-Venus and Adonis-The Rape of Lucrece-The Passionate Pilgrim[nb 5]-The Phoenix and the Turtle-A Lovers Complaint
Otelo- Otelo: The “Moro” of Venice, is a tragedy written around 1603.- Described the “Moro” and other dark-skinned people avoiding any discussionabout Islam in the play.
Hamlet- The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.- This is a play theatrical, the gender isTragedy.- William Shakespeare based his Hamlet on two sources:- The legend of a lost Amleth.- Elizabethan play.
Romeo and Juliet (1597)- Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy.- Two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feudingfamilies.- Romeo and Juliet belongs to a tradition of tragic romances stretching back to antiquity.