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The Norton Shakespeare Workshop CD-ROM Packaged with the Norton Shakespeare Presents Shakespeare S Complete Works Accompanied By Timelines, Genealogies, And Selected Archival Documents


About the Author: William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare baptised 26 April 1564 was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world s pre eminent dramatist He is often called England s national poet and the Bard of Avon or simply The Bard His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performedoften than those of any other playwright.Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford upon Avon Scholars believe that he died on his fifty second birthday, coinciding with St George s Day.At the age of 18 he married Anne Hathaway, who bore him three children Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith Between 1585 and 1592 he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part owner of the playing company the Lord Chamberlain s Men, later known as the King s Men He appears to have retired to Stratford around 1613, where he died three years later Few records of Shakespeare s private life survive, and there has been considerable speculation about such matters as his sexuality, religious beliefs, and whether the works attributed to him were written by others.Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1590 and 1613 His early plays were mainly comedies and histories, genres he raised to the peak of sophistication and artistry by the end of the sixteenth century Next he wrote mainly tragedies until about 1608, including Hamlet, King Lear, and Macbeth, considered some of the finest examples in the English language In his last phase, he wrote tragicomedies, also known as romances, and collaborated with other playwrights Many of his plays were published in editions of varying quality and accuracy during his lifetime, and in 1623, two of his former theatrical colleagues published the First Folio, a collected edition of his dramatic works that included all but two of the plays now recognised as Shakespeare s.Shakespeare was a respected poet and playwright in his own day, but his reputation did not rise to its present heights until the nineteenth century The Romantics, in particular, acclaimed Shakespeare s genius, and the Victorians hero worshipped Shakespeare with a reverence that George Bernard Shaw called bardolatry In the twentieth century, his work was repeatedly adopted and rediscovered by new movements in scholarship and performance His plays remain highly popular today and are consistently performed and reinterpreted in diverse cultural and political contexts throughout the world.According to historians, Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets throughout the span of his life Shakespeare s writing average was 1.5 plays a year since he first started writing in 1589 There have been plays and sonnets attributed to Shakespeare that were not authentically written by the great master of language and literature.



10 thoughts on “The Norton Shakespeare Workshop CD-ROM Packaged with the Norton Shakespeare

  1. says:

    UPDATE REVIEW I have just read every Shakespeare play from this edition and than some This has been a goal of mine for some time Some plays I ve read previously for various class


  2. says:

    Greenblatt does a freaking amazing job of putting this together The intros provide a fantastic historical perspective going into reading each play, especially for the histories You ll k


  3. says:

    This is your one stop shop for everything Shakespeareawesome historical background information to add context to Shakespeare the man, his times, and the plays themselves I had to buy this text


  4. says:

    Interesting, concise without losing depth of study, a perfect study guide for drama and literature enthusiasts.


  5. says:

    I bought this when I was taking a course with Stephen Greenblatt in college a course in which we were studying four of Shakespeare s plays in depth This thing was, I don t know, 90 or something buying each


  6. says:

    Cymbeline Shakespeare on the Common 2019 Pericles Bread Loaf 2019 Dennis Britton, Early Modern English Romance The Winter s Tale Bread Loaf 2019 Pericles on his sad horse and broken armor a young upstart.The ambig


  7. says:

    I m not sure if the edition has been updated but this 2004 version has served me well The annotations are same page and there is concise analysis across a wide range of context, a highlight for me being the tapping into


  8. says:

    It s Shakespeare Whatneeds to be said


  9. says:

    I have a very peculiar experience whenever I read Shakespeare after setting him aside for awhile Shakespeare s English becomes hard for me to understand However, if I start reading again and just proceed without apparent comprehension


  10. says:

    After research this seemed like the best edition to read, though at first I thought Folger may be easier I got a Folger copy of Richard III and it was almost the exact translation as Norton, and I found the way Norton was put together to be


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