Shakespeare: A Life

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OUP Oxford, 29/10/1998 - 480 páginas
Park Honan uses a wealth of fresh information to dramatically alter our perceptions of Shakespeare the actor, poet, and playwright. The young poet's relationships, his early courtship of Anne Hathaway, their marriage, his attitudes to women such as Jennet Davenant, Marie Mountjoy, and his own daughters, are seen in a new light, illuminating Shakespeare's needs, habits, passions and concerns. Shakespeare: A Life casts new light on the complexity and fascination of Shakespeare's life and his extraordinary development as an artist.
 

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Procura do Utilizador  - jcbrunner - LibraryThing

Park Honan’s Shakespeare biography is filled with wonderful details as long as he is not speaking about the bard himself. Shakespeare’s family background and what happened after his death are ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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Procura do Utilizador  - knightlight777 - LibraryThing

I love biographies. I did not like this one much. At times written as tedious and difficult as some of the subjects's plays in original text. It is interesting how little is really known about Shakespeare in his life. The author spends much more time on the plays then the life in my view. Ler crítica na íntegra

Índice

II ACTOR AND POET OF THE LONDON STAGE
93
III THE MATURITY OF GENIUS
249
IV THE LAST PHASE
351
The Arden and Shakespeare Families
412
Descendants of Shakespeares Nephew Thomas Hart b 1605 Down to the Sale of the Birthplace in 1806
413
A Note on the Shakespeare Biographical Tradition and Sources for his Life
415
Notes
425
Index
451
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Park Honan is a biographer and Emeritus Professor at the School of English, University of Leeds.

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