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William shakespeare


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William shakespeare

  1. 1. William Shakespeare <br />
  2. 2. About<br />26 April 1564 - 23 April 1616<br />An English poet and playwright.<br /> He was widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.<br />
  3. 3. Biography<br />At the age of 18, he married 26 year-old Anne Hathaway.<br />He had three children <br />Susanna<br />Twins<br />Hamnet<br />Judith<br />However, Hamnet died of an unknown cause.<br />
  4. 4. Interesting Facts <br />Not known exactly when Shakespeare began writing<br />Records of Shakespeare's property purchases and investments indicate that the company made him a wealthy man.<br />
  5. 5. Plays<br />Romeo and Juliet <br />Macbeth<br />Julius Caesar<br />Merchant of Venice<br />Winter’s Tale<br />And many more…<br />
  6. 6. Time during his years <br />England was forced into major cultural upheaval for the second time in ten years.<br />England was ruled with an iron fist of a brutal and paranoid Police State.<br />
  7. 7. Influences<br />Shakespeare’s works heavily influenced later poetry. <br />Until Romeo and Juliet, for example, romance had not been viewed as a worthy topic for tragedy.<br />Shakespeare influenced novelists such as William Faulkner, and Charles Dickens.<br />Shakespeare’s use of language also helped shape modern English.<br />
  8. 8. Theatres <br />Shakespeare's plays were performed by his own company at the Global Theatre, after the company found themselves in dispute with their landlord.<br />
  9. 9. The Renaissance<br />The Renaissance was a cultural movement that spanned roughly the 14th to the 17th century<br />
  10. 10. Changes<br />Its influence affected literature, philosophy, art, politics, science, religion, and other aspects of intellectual inquiry.<br />
  11. 11. Renaissance in England<br />In England, the Elizabethan era marked the beginning of the English Renaissance<br />It affected the work of writers William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe, great artists, architects such as Inigo Jones and also composers such as Thomas Tallis.<br />
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