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Shakespeares back

round knowlege
● Notes on “William Shakespeare-Mini Biography” video
● He was a one of the greatest authors of all time
● He did not go to an university
● Moved to london in the late 1580
● By 1597 he authored 15 plays
● He was also a good businessman
● The plays he wrote had different types, they were
histories,comedies, and tradities
● One of the first professional writer.
Notes on the “William Shakespeare-The Life of a Bard” video
● The church was a very critical of the theater
● The cheapest seats could be afforded by everyone
● Everyone is involved in the play the audience felt like they were apart
of it
William Shakespeare was a writighter of alot of famous plays that captured a range of
humans emotions and conflict
Mysterious Origins-
We dont know alot about his personal life
Early Life-
We don’t know the exact date of birth but we do know that he was baptized April
Married Life-
Shakespeare was married with Anne Hathaway when he was 18 and she was 26, the
marriage lasted until Shakespeare died
Theatrical Beginnings-
He created his plays between 1590 and 1514 we only know know the ones that he
printed 18 of Shakespeare's plays had appeared in quarto by his death.
Establishing himself
Established himself as a actor and a playwright
Writing Style
Shakespeare has a dramatic writing style
Early Work: Histories and Comedies
He wrote 17 comedies 10 history plays and 4 plays
Later Works: Tragedies and Tragicomedies
He wrote 10 trady plays ; Titus Andronicus, Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, Hamlet, Othello , Julius Caesar,
Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanius, and Timon of Athens
Shakespeare died April 23,1616 we don't know exactly how he died but it was seen that Shakespeare went out to
have a drink with his writer friends but when he got home he had a fever and passed that night
Controversy and Literary Legacy
After he died people began to wonder how a person with little education could write an amazing play. Today his
plays are popular because the messages appeal to people lives.
Birth and Childhood- William Shakespeare was the oldest living
child of John and Mary Shakespeare. There were no records of his
birth but we do know when he was baptized which was April 26,
1564 he grew up with a family and lived around two locations
Stratford and London.
Marriage and Children- He married Anne Hathaway when he was
18 she was already expecting their first child, Susanna. Three years
later they were expecting twins, Judith and Hamnet completing
their family.
London Theater- Shakespeare had multiple role in the theater as an
actor,playwright,and business partner. Over time he became more
and more famous in the theater
Final years- He died April 26, 1616 for a death that we don’t know
Playhouse and the globe - when Shakespeare was 12 years old he
built a theatre outside of London. Spectator could come and get
seating for a low price.The globe became the playhouse audience
came to see Shakespeare's play.
Theatres and palaces- open playhouses are marvelous in the right
weather but an indoor theater can operate year around.
Shakespeare's company planned to make an indoor playhouse ny
1609 when the Burbages took over London’s Blackfriar Theatre
Audience experienced- Playgoers paid 1 penny to stand and 2
pennies to sit and watch the plays so anyone could afford
Actors, costumes, and staging- Most women roles were played by
males. Actors also in this time had to fence on stage, sing, and play
instruments. Actors usually wear gorgeous dresses. At this time
there was no scenery exapt props they needed for the play.
Stage and screen after Shakespeare-The playhouses and theatres
were closed during the English Civil War. In centuries followed after
his death his plays were very known around the war.