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Shakespeare, William

Born: 1564 at Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Died: 23-4-1616

Summary of Biography

One of the most widely known English poets and playwrights of the Elizabethan and Jacobean period. Shakespeare is the most quoted author in history of English literature.

Biography

William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) wrote about thirty eight plays, one hundred and fifty four sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. As a dramatist, he is largely known for his tragedies, especially Hamlet (1599 - 1601), King Lear (1603 - 1606), and Macbeth (1603 - 1606).

This section contains 9 books
Macbeth
Macbeth


UK£ 16.99
King Lear
King Lear


UK£ 16.99
Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night


UK£ 16.99
Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet


UK£ 16.99
The Sonnets
The Sonnets


UK£ 16.99
Hamlet
Hamlet


UK£ 16.99
A Midsummer Night's Dream
A Midsummer Night's Dream


UK£ 16.99
The Two Noble Kinsmen
The Two Noble Kinsmen


UK£ 19.99
Sir Thomas More
Sir Thomas More


UK£ 16.99