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History of Hamlet
"The Tragedy of Hamlet, Price of Denmark", also known as Hamlet was one of Shakespeare's great plays. It is estimated that he was working on it somewhere between the years 1599-1602. The play was then published in the year 1603. the Tragedy is now used in literature today and has many movies created after it. There are also many adaptations of the play, one of the most famous being The Lion King.
Childhood of William Shakespeare
History of Julius Caesar
William wrote his first play, Henry VI, part one around 1589 to 1590 when he was 25 years old.
He wrote his first sonnet Venus and Adonis in 1593 at age 29.
By: Shayna Thompson, Ethan Whitton, Hunter Bulloch, Kennedi Frei, Emily Jung , Casey Young, Jayla Ladson
6 facts that you probably didn't know about
William Shakespeare Quote
Quote: " A fool think of himself to be wise, but a wise man know himself to be fool"
Biography Information of William Shakespeare
Birth date: April 26, 1564, Stafford upon Avon united kingdom.
Death Date: April 23, 1616 Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, England.
Occupation: Play wright, poet, actor.
Spouse: Anna Hathaway
Children: Hamnet Shakespeare, Susanna Hall, Judith Quincy.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE`S WORK
All's Well That Ends Well
As You Like It
The Comedy of Errors
Love's Labours Lost
Measure for Measure
The Merry Wives of Windsor
The Merchant of Venice
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Much Ado About Nothing
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Taming of the Shrew
Troilus and Cressida
Two Gentlemen of Verona
Henry IV, part 1
Henry IV, part 2
Henry VI, part 1
Henry VI, part 2
Henry VI, part 3
Antony and Cleopatra
Romeo and Juliet
Timon of Athens
A Lover's Complaint
The Rape of Lucrece
Venus and Adonis
Funeral Elegy by W.S.
facts of interest
1. Shakespeare's father had many jobs, one was he got paid to drink beer.
2. Shakespeare married an older lady that was 3 months pregnant.
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar was written by William Shakespeare in the year of 1599. It also had it's first performance on September 21st of the same year. Julius Caesar is based on true events from Roman History.
3. Shakespeare's parents were probably unable to write and his children were most certainly unable to write.
4. nobody knows where Shakespeare was from 1585 and 1592.
3 Fun Facts about Shakespeare
William Shakespeare Top 5 Famous Plays
5. Shakespeare couldn't spell his name correctly.
Shakespeare wore a gold earring in his left ear.
His shortest play is 1,770 lines long.
His nickname is The Bard.
There is not a lot information on his childhood but when he was baby he was baptized. During the time William was a teenager, people his age were either getting married and/or sitting in school. William got married very young. He was at the age of 18. Added to that he was a teenage father because his wife was pregnant when he got married to her.
Romeo and Juliet
Much Ado About Nothing
6. Some people think he was a fraud.
Macbeth deserves its place on this list because it is “tightly written”. Short, punchy and intense, this play follows the rise and fall of Macbeth from soldier to King to tyrant.
He marries the twenty-six year- old maid, Anna Hathaway, when he was eighteen. She was three months pregnant on her wedding day. Her parents were dead and she lived with her brother in the family home, where William visited her. We can see, then, that young Will does as any seven year-old boy, given the chance; he hurries to this older woman's cottage to spend a rainy day with her!
Much Ado About Nothing is Shakespeare’s most loved comedy. The play mixes comedy and tragedy, and is therefore one of the Bard’s most interesting texts from a stylistic point of view.
Shakespeare is perhaps most famous for Romeo and Juliet, the classic story of two “star-crossed lovers”. This play has seeped into the consciousness of popular culture: if we describe someone as romantic, we might describe him as “a Romeo”, and the balcony scene is possibly the world’s most recognized (and quoted) dramatic text.
Why is he famous?
Why William Shakespeare started writing?
At this time he was already a well-established actor with a great reputation. His first printed works were two long poems written in 1593 and 1594. William Shakespeare started writing plays because he realized that he had the potential to be a great play writer.
History of Macbeth
History Of Romeo and Juliet
History of Much Ado About Nothing
He was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in English language and the worlds pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet,and the"Bard of Avon."
Anne Hathaway was the wife of William Shakespeare, the English poet, playwright and actor. They were married in 1582, when he was 18 and she was 26 years old. She outlived her husband by seven years. Very little is known about her beyond a few references in legal documents, but her personality and relationship to Shakespeare have been the subject of much speculation by historians and creative writers.
Born: 1555 · Shottery, United Kingdom
Died: Aug 06, 1623 · Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Children: Hamnet Shakespeare (Son) · Susanna Hall (Daughter) · Judith Quiney (Daughter)
Parents: Richard Hathaway (Father)