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  • Devere An Aristocrat
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    Edward DeVere - Earl of Oxford 1. Was DeVere an aristocrat or a writer Writing was not a "proper" this for a gentleman / aristocrat to do. No courtiers were allowed to write poetry. Because of this rule supposedly many men decided upon a pen name however, running against this rule most aristocrats did publish work throwing out oxfords need for a pen name. Therefore if DeVere did write the famous Shakespearean works the author would be known as DeVere rather than Shakespeare. 2. When did DeVere d...
  • Their 1986 Edition Of Shakespeares Complete Plays
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    The speculation about the authorship of Shakespeares plays has been going forward for nearly 200 years, and many academic theorists say that it does not matter who supplies the texts to the laboratories of critical deconstruction. Harold Bloom, by all odds the most appreciative of our Shakespearean scholars, suggests that too full a knowledge of the playwrights life might cast a pall on the prodigy of his genius. It is enough that the plays exist, spells of light or falls of gentle rain, and, be...
  • Shakespeare's Description Of The Perfect Society
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    In Shakespeare's The Tempest, (Act 2, Scene 1) Gonzalo, the councilor, puts forth his idea of the perfect society. In his utopia, the people would not need to do anything - nature would provide everything. This is a reference to the Golden Age of Man. The Golden Age was a chapter in Greek mythology which took place not long after man was created. In both The Tempest and the mythical description of the Golden Age everything was perfect - there was no need for war, and the earth gave everything th...
  • Writer Since William Shakespeare
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    William Shakespeares Effect on Contemporary Theater William Shakespeare and all of his works greatly contributed to contemporary theater in many ways. His understanding of other people allowed him to fully grasp the quality he wrote of. The works of Shakespeare contain a strong and constant truth, touching emotional and supernatural aspects of life. These realities make Shakespeares works vital, even on toads learning institutions and theatrical realms, accounting for his enormous success. Shake...
  • Dickens By Shakespeare From Shakespeare's Own Works
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    Did Shakespeare, in any fashion, influence the great novelist Dickens That is the question that I have set to find out. I assumed so, but I really wanted to find the pure truth about these great novelists, perhaps the best people ever to have perfected this art form. I looked for specific reasons and certain examples about these two men. William Shakespeare is a genius of his art form, of that there is no question. His contributions and influence upon all literary movements to this day are innum...
  • Shakespeare And His Works
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    William Shakespeare, surely the world's most performed and admired playwright, son of a merchant, was born in April, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, about 100 miles northwest of London. He married at the age of 18 and had three children. Outstanding all other dramatists, he is no doubt a supreme genius whom it is impossible to characterize briefly. Although people have been studying the man and his works for a long time, the man's life story remains elusive. Where did all his afflatus...
  • Shakespeare Timeline Summary Chart
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    Welcome to the latest edition of Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet. Newcomers should read the Introduction for an explanation of the way things are arranged. Old timers should read What's News each visit for highlights and new features. This site attempts two things: To be a complete annotated guide to the scholarly Shakespeare resources available on Internet. The navigation menu at left appears on each major page. Use it to access the resources indexed here. The "Other" Sites page is a d...

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