Historical account of the birth place of Shakespeare by Robert Bell Wheler

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Published by Pergamon in Oxford .

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  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616.

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Statementwith Lithographic illustrations by C. F. Green.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (14 fr.)
Number of Pages14
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Open LibraryOL13929073M

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An Historical Account of the Birth-place of Shakespeare by Robert Bell Wheler, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps. "In Shakespeare's Shrine: The Bard's Birthplace and the Invention of Stratford-upon-Avon, Julia Thomas describes the origins, the fashioning and the influences of the house on Henley Street, and along the way, the often uneasy tension between a desire for archaeological and historical veracity and its frustration by more pressing commercial concerns A fascinating account of Stratfordian cultural tourism Cited by: 7.

"The Birthplace" is a short story by Henry James, first published in his collection The Better Sort in A witty satire on the excesses of bardolatry, the story reflects James's skepticism about the authorship of Shakespeare's : Henry James.

Book Description: Anyone who has paid the entry fee to visit Shakespeare's Birthplace on Henley Street in Stratford-upon-Avon-and there are somea year who do so-might be forgiven for taking the authenticity of the building for granted.

Shakespeare's Birthplace is a restored 16th-century half-timbered house situated in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England, where it is believed that William Shakespeare was born in and spent his childhood years.

It is now a small museum open to the public and a popular visitor attraction, owned and managed by the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

It has been referred to as "a Coordinates: 52°11′38″N 1°42′29″W /. The Forest of Arden: its towns villages and hamlets, a topographical and historical account of the district between and around Henley-in-Arden and Hampton-in-Arden, in the county of Warwick / John Hannett.

London: Simpkin,Marshall and Co, William Shakespeare, English dramatist, poet, and actor considered by many to be the greatest dramatist of all time. No writer’s living reputation can compare to that of Shakespeare, whose notable plays included the tragedies Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, and Othello.

He was also known for his sonnets. Webling, Ethel The famous history of the life of King Henry the Eighth: a historical play / by William Shakespeare ; as arranged for the stage by Henry Irving, and presented at.

Shakespeare mentions that he is liked, but never gives a specific reason as to why. Both the historical context of Suetonius and Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar talk about Caesar declining the crown.

Casca says in Julius Caesar, “I saw Mark Antony offer him the crown then he offered it the third time. He put it the third time by. Excerpt from An Historical Account of the Birth-Place of Shakespeare The fact that Shakespeare was born in the house in Henley Street, which is now assigned as the place of his birth, rests solely, as to the event itself, on tradition - on the unvarying tradition of the inhabitants of : R.

Wheler. See Wheler, Robert Bell, An Historical Account of the Birth-Place of Shakespeare (; reprint, Stratford-upon-Avon, ), 11 – Interestingly, some modern biographers have proposed that Shakespeare, Anne Hathaway, and their children may well have lived at the Henley Street property until he left for London sometime in the late : Richard Schoch.

No birth records exist, but an old church record indicates that a William Shakespeare was baptized at Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon on Ap From this, it is believed he was born on or near Apand this is the date scholars acknowledge as Shakespeare's birthday.

William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Shakespeare’s sources: With a few exceptions, Shakespeare did not invent the plots of his plays. Sometimes he used old stories (Hamlet, Pericles). Sometimes he worked from the stories of comparatively recent Italian writers, such as Giovanni Boccaccio—using both well-known stories (Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing) and little.

tor of the Stratford-upon-Avon Poetry Festival for The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. His publications include: Twelfth Night: A Guide to the Text and Its Theatrical Life and (co-authored with Stanley Wells) Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Coffee with Shakespeare and Shakespeare Bites Back (an e-book about the Shakespeare Authorship Discussion.

Shakespeare and the Stuff of Life: Treasures from the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Paperback – Ap by Delia Garratt (Editor), Tara Hamling (Editor)Reviews: 1. Shakespearean Historical Fiction Historical fiction that features Shakespeare (or one of his contemporaries) as a character can be hard to find, so I thought this list might be.

William Shakespeare (Ap (baptism)–d. Ap ) was an English poet and playwright and is considered a key member of the English literature canon. Shakespeare's work includes sonnets and 38 plays; while his earlier plays were comedies and histories, his later work focused on tragedy (e.g.

Halliwell-Phillipps, J. (James Orchard), An historical account of the birth-place of Shakespeare / (Stratford-on-Avon: Sold at the poet's birth-place for the benefit of the birth-place fund, ), also by Robert Bell Wheler (page images at HathiTrust).

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Publishing We aim to offer the best range of books and the best level of service to all our customers. Whether you are looking for a gift, introducing Shakespeare to your children or researching for a.

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Post a comment. Create an account. Diddleronthehoof 11 points 12 points 13 points 1 month ago. I used to go there all the time until I was. About this Item: Barse and Hopkins, Hardcover. Condition: Good. pages in red cloth with gilt leaf design and title.

inx6 in. A birthday diary with each day of the year accompanied by a quote from Shakespeare and several lines to enter names. Shakespeare's only son, Hamnet, died in at the age of His older daughter Susanna later married a well-to-do Stratford doctor, John Hall.

Their daughter Elizabeth, Shakespeare's first grandchild, was born in Injust months before his death, Shakespeare's daughter Judith married Thomas Quiney, a Stratford vintner. Also, the social issues of Shakespeare's day which feature in the plays - class division, racism, sexuality, intolerance, the role and status of women, crime, war, death, disease - are still the burning issues in today's dysfunctional global society.

Explore our range of learning resources for use in school or to enhance a trip to Shakespeare's family homes. More details about the Shakespeare family, including ten facts you might find surprising. Many of Shakespeare's expressions are still familiar to us today – we regularly speak Shakespeare.

William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright of the 16th and 17th centuries, now widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the word's pre-eminent dramatist. Series editor Stanley Wells. Stanley Wells is Emeritus Professor of the University of Birmingham and Chairman of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

The Agostino Tornielli book, from Photograph: Folger Shakespeare Library One of his tantalising findings is the potential former owner of a theologicial work by Agostino Tornielli. While it may sometimes be difficult to preserve or even identify the birthplace of celebrated individuals, Shakespeare’s birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon was recognised as a tourist trap as early as the s.

Yet by the 19th century, it was struggling for funds and was put up for sale. Rev Dr Paul Edmondson of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust shares the history of the site, including the Author: Elinor Evans. If the First Folio, a collection of Shakespeare’s plays had not survived, no- one would ever had heard of Shakespeare.

Read more Read less Length: pagesAuthor: P. Richards. “The history of Shakespeare in America,” writes James Shapiro in his introduction to this groundbreaking anthology, “is also the history of America itself.” From our beginnings as a nation, Shakespeare has been a central, inescapable part of our literary heritage, a figure so widely revered that, as Tocqueville noted in the s, there.

Shakespeare and Stratford-upon-Avon, a "chronicle of the time": comprising the salient facts and traditions, biographical, topographical, and historical, connected with the poet and his birth-place; together with a full record of the Tercentenary celebration. Sources of Shakespeare's History Plays Shakespeare pulled inspiration for his plays from a number of sources, but most of the English history plays are based on Raphael Holinshed's "Chronicles." Shakespeare was known for borrowing heavily from Author: Lee Jamieson.

Shakespeare For All Time is really two works combined into one enjoyable read. The first three chapters give a biography of Shakespeare. The last six comprise a history of the productions of Shakespeare and an account of his developing reputation. In the first two chapters, Wells traces the life of Shakespeare from Stratford to London.

By the time Shakespeare’s sequence, entitled Shakespeare’s Sonnets, was published in the plague yearthe form was no longer popular, and James I had succeeded Elizabeth.

The title, naming the author, not the love-object, is unusual and unprecedented. Shakespeare’s sequence is. Historical account of the New Place, Stratford-upon-Avon, the last residence of Shakespeare.

London, Printed by J.E. Adlard, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Shakespeare; Francis fl Gastrell; William Shakespeare: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J O Halliwell-Phillipps. The Shakespeare Book is a phenomenal, comprehensive guide to William Shakespeare's vast body of work.

In it, each play gets its own chapter that features a thorough plot synopsis, a detailed character breakdown, analyses of themes, cases for merit, write-ups /5. Shakespeare’s Birthplace has level access from the garden however it is not possible to provide access to the first floor for wheelchair users.

There is a virtual reality tour of the upper floor with a touch screen giving visitors a choice of a guided or self-navigating 3D tour. The second edition of William Shakespeare: The Complete Works reconsiders every detail of Shakespeare's texts and presentation in the light of modern scholarship.

The nature and authority of the early documents are re-examined, and the canon and chronological order of composition freshly established. Spelling and punctuation are modernized, and there is a brief introduction to each work, 5/5(2). With the th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birthday this week, what better time to learn more about one of the world’s most influential playwrights.

All About History brings you the Book of Shakespeare bookazine, your go-to guide containing all you. OTHELLO'S INFLUENCES: William Shakespeare's play, 'Othello', is a powerful story of race, love, jealousy and betrayal.

The basic historical context and background to the plot is thought to have come from Geraldi Cinthio's book, 'Hundred Stories'. William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April – 23 April ) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist.

He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". Synopsis. Anne Hathaway was the wife of William Shakespeare. The couple married in when she was 26 and he was Shortly after their marriage they had a daughter, Susanna.A History of England in Places is sponsored by Ecclesiastical.

Lennon, Larkin, Bronte, Behn - when poet met place, magic was made. People have been telling their stories through music and song since the waves first lapped England's shores. Buy the book. Shakespeare's Birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon; Abbey Road Studios, St John's Wood, London.

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