Widely regarded as the greatest  writer in English Literature William Shakespeare
<ul><li>1563-1616 </li></ul><ul><li>Stratford-upon- </li></ul><ul><li>Avon,England </li></ul><ul><li>wrote 37 plays </li><...
<ul><li>Parents: John Shakespeare and Mary Arden </li></ul><ul><li>1564  Attended the Stratford Grammar School </li></ul>C...
Young Adulthood <ul><li>1582 Married Anne Hathaway </li></ul><ul><ul><li>She was 8 years older </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thre...
William  Shakespeare's   Hometown Stratford Upon-Avon
The  house  Shakespeare once lived in.
Career <ul><li>Actor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lord Chamberlain’s Men </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The King’s Men </li></ul></ul...
<ul><li>Comedies </li></ul><ul><li>Histories </li></ul><ul><li>Tragedies </li></ul>Shakespeare wrote:
<ul><li>All’s Well That  Ends Well </li></ul><ul><li>As You Like It </li></ul><ul><li>The Comedy  of Errors </li></ul><ul>...
The Comedies Single click for audio clip >>>> The  Merchant  of Venice A Midsummer Night's Dream
<ul><li>Henry IV, Part I  </li></ul><ul><li>Henry IV, Part II  </li></ul><ul><li>Henry V  </li></ul><ul><li>Henry VI, Part...
The Globe <ul><li>Built 1599 </li></ul><ul><li>The Globe  was London’s first theater built by and for actors. As one of se...
The Globe
The Globe
<ul><li>Romeo and Juliet  is a  tragedy    written early in the career of playwright  William Shakespeare   about  two  yo...
 
Shakespeare became ill after a bout of hard drinking with his fellow playwrights Ben Jonson and Michael Drayton. The cause...
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  • Most people enjoy a good laugh, and Shakespeare was not one to disappoint his audience. The first group of plays discussed here are the comedies. They include the following titles: All’s Well That Ends Well , As You Like It , The Comedy of Errors , Cymbeline , Love’s Labor’s Lost , Measure for Measure , The Merchant of Venice …
  • Of these, some of the most popular include All’s Well That Ends Well , The Merchant of Venice , A Midsummer Night’s Dream , The Taming of the Shrew , and The Tempest . Listen to an excerpt from The Tempest.
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    1. 1. Widely regarded as the greatest writer in English Literature William Shakespeare
    2. 2. <ul><li>1563-1616 </li></ul><ul><li>Stratford-upon- </li></ul><ul><li>Avon,England </li></ul><ul><li>wrote 37 plays </li></ul><ul><li>about 154 sonnets </li></ul><ul><li>started out as an actor </li></ul>Shakespeare
    3. 3. <ul><li>Parents: John Shakespeare and Mary Arden </li></ul><ul><li>1564 Attended the Stratford Grammar School </li></ul>Childhood
    4. 4. Young Adulthood <ul><li>1582 Married Anne Hathaway </li></ul><ul><ul><li>She was 8 years older </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Three children </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Susanna </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Judith </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hamnet </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. William Shakespeare's Hometown Stratford Upon-Avon
    6. 6. The house Shakespeare once lived in.
    7. 7. Career <ul><li>Actor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lord Chamberlain’s Men </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The King’s Men </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Playwright </li></ul><ul><ul><li>38 plays </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Poet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>154 Sonnets </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Comedies </li></ul><ul><li>Histories </li></ul><ul><li>Tragedies </li></ul>Shakespeare wrote:
    9. 9. <ul><li>All’s Well That Ends Well </li></ul><ul><li>As You Like It </li></ul><ul><li>The Comedy of Errors </li></ul><ul><li>Cymbeline </li></ul><ul><li>Love’s Labor’s Lost </li></ul><ul><li>Measure for Measure </li></ul>The Comedies
    10. 10. The Comedies Single click for audio clip >>>> The Merchant of Venice A Midsummer Night's Dream
    11. 11. <ul><li>Henry IV, Part I </li></ul><ul><li>Henry IV, Part II </li></ul><ul><li>Henry V </li></ul><ul><li>Henry VI, Part I </li></ul><ul><li>Henry VI, Part II </li></ul><ul><li>Henry VI, Part III </li></ul><ul><li>Henry VIII </li></ul><ul><li>King John </li></ul><ul><li>Richard II </li></ul><ul><li>Richard III </li></ul>The Histories
    12. 12. The Globe <ul><li>Built 1599 </li></ul><ul><li>The Globe  was London’s first theater built by and for actors. As one of seven shareholders in the company that commissioned it . </li></ul><ul><li>Shakespeare probably had some say in the theater’s design. He wrote many of his plays, from Julius Caesar  on, with this venue in mind. </li></ul><ul><li>It was burned during a performance of HenryVII. </li></ul><ul><li>Rebuilt and open to the public. </li></ul>
    13. 13. The Globe
    14. 14. The Globe
    15. 15. <ul><li>Romeo and Juliet  is a tragedy   written early in the career of playwright  William Shakespeare   about two young &quot; star- cross'd lovers “ whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. </li></ul><ul><li>It was among Shakespeare's most popular  archetypal   stories of young, teenage lovers. </li></ul><ul><li>Romeo and Juliet  belongs to a tradition of tragic romances   . </li></ul><ul><li>Its plot is based on an Italian tale, translated into verse as  The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet   by   Arthur Brooke   in 1562 and retold in prose in Palace of Pleasure   by William Painter   in 1582.  </li></ul>ROMEO AND JULIET
    16. 17. Shakespeare became ill after a bout of hard drinking with his fellow playwrights Ben Jonson and Michael Drayton. The cause of Shakespeare's death is unknown - he died April 23rd 1616 at the age of 52 ( William Shakespeare's birth  date Shakespeare retired as a playwright in 1612 or 1613, two or three years before his death. William Shakespeare is buried in Holy TrinityChurch, Stratford-upon-Avon. The Death of William Shakespeare
    17. 18. Holy Trinity Church

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