The bard of avon, as william shakespeare is also known, was the child of a leather merchant and glover, john shakespeare his mother was from a family of landed gentry in the absence of records detailing shakespeare's early education, historians guess he attended a nearby school where he. Facebook'ta william shakespeare - bard of avon'un daha fazla içeriğini gör london -- archaeologists say they have discovered the remains of an elizabethan theater where some of william shakespeare's plays were first performed. William shakespeare (26 april 1564 (baptised) - 23 april 1616) was an english poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the english language and the world's pre-eminent. In 1606 william shakespeare, the bard of avon, wrote a play which would go down in history as the cursed scottish play after numerous mishaps during production it was written for his new patron, james i (james vi of scotland), following the death of queen elizabeth james was interested in. William shakespeare was an english poet, playwright, and actor he was born on 26 april 1564 in stratford-upon-avon his father was a successful local businessman and his mother was the daughter of a landowner he is often called england's national poet and nicknamed the bard of avon.
This biography provides students a very concise introduction to william shakespeare and the elizabethan times in which he lived ironically, there is no mention of how he came to be known as the bard of avon the illustrations, in muted jewel tones, appear to accurately depict the clothing. Hungama kids brings you tales of great personalities know more about one of the greatest writers of the world: william shakespeare love all, trust few.
So, he called as the bard and the bard of avon because of his birthplace originally a specific class of poet, contrasting with another class known as fili in ireland and highland scotland, with the decline of living bardic tradition in the modern period the term bard acquired generic meanings of. The biography ofwilliam shakespeare created by: olivia warren 2 my resourceso bard of avon the story of william shakespeare (book)o a shakespearian theater (book)o william shakespeare and the globe (book)o shmoopcomo google & google imageso wikipediacomo. William shakespeare is called the bard and also the bard of avon, because he is considered to be the greatest poet that ever lived part of the genius that is shakespeare was the fact that his work appealed to everyone, from kings to peasants more than 400 years have passed since his birth, and. Shakespeare's sonnets is the title of a collection of 154 sonnets by william shakespeare, which covers themes such as the passage of time, love, beauty and mortality introducing mr william shakespeare: a brief biography of the bard of avon.
This biography of william shakespeare reveals the life of the man behind the plays shakespeare the gentleman like his father, shakespeare had excellent business sense he had bought the largest house in stratford-upon-avon by 1597, he owned shares in the globe theater and profited from. William shakespeare is the grand literary figure of the western world during england's elizabethan period he wrote dozens of plays which shakespeare is known as the bard of avon, in a nod to his birthplace, and many of his plays were originally performed in the famous globe theater in london. Home free essays biography of william shakespeare shakespeare died a rich man he made several gifts to various people but left his property to his daughter, susanna the only mention of his wife in shakespeare's own will is: i give unto my wife my second best bed with the furniture.
William shakespeare, shakespeare also spelled shakspere, byname bard of avon or swan of avon, (baptized april 26, 1564, stratford-upon-avon he is a writer of great intellectual rapidity, perceptiveness, and poetic power other writers have had these qualities, but with shakespeare the. William shakespeare's biography and life storyan english poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and the he is often called england's national poet and the bard of avon his surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154. William shakespeare biography born: april 23, 1564 stratford-upon-avon, england died: april 23, 1616 stratford-upon-avon, england bentley, gerald e shakespeare: a biographical handbook new haven, ct: yale university press, 1961 me and shakespeare: adventure with the bard. William shakespeare was born in stratford-upon-avon, baptized on 26 april 1564, according to the parish register of the holy trinity church nicholas rowe, who wrote the first biography of the dramatist in 1709, mentions that john shakespeare placed william for some time in a free school.
When we hear the term 'the bard' our minds spring immediately to the name 'william shakespeare' bards were originally celtic composers of eulogy and satire the word came to mean more generally a tribal poet-singer gifted in composing and reciting verses on heroes and their deeds. William shakespeare—was born april 22, 1564, in a little house on henley street, stratfordon-avon he is vain and conceited his favorite topic is william shakespeare he can talk about him for hours he never uses the subway. William shakespeare was an english poet and dramatist read this brief biography to find more on his life the world's greatest playwright and writer of english language, william shakespeare has been conferred with the honour of being england's national poet and 'bard of avon.
Biography william shakespeare, known as the bard of avon was born in the village of stratford-upon-avon, england in 1564 he was the son of a well-to-do merchant he went to a local school but dropped out at the age of 14 in 1582, at the age of 18, shakespeare married anne hathaway and. William shakespeare, also known as the bard of avon, is often called england's national poet and considered the greatest dramatist of all time known throughout the world, the works of william shakespeare have been performed in countless hamlets, villages, cities and metropolises for more. Nobody knows exactly when or why william shakespeare left his boyhood home of stratford-on-avon for well known as the author and illustrator of award-winning picture-book biographies, she is the wonderful book in the life of william shakespeare it is well written and my children loved me reading.