Supplement; The immortal memory of William Shakespeare who departed this life 300 years ago.
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  A 16th-century guest book signed by pilgrims to Rome reveals three cryptic signatures thought to be Shakespeare’s. This has led some to believe Shakespeare spent his lost years in Italy—perhaps seeking refuge from England’s persecution of Catholics at the time. Indeed, it is true that 14 of Shakespeare’s plays have Italian settings.   Shakespeare says that the memory of his friend will be immortalized through his poetry because time will not affect it and it will outlive everything as time can affect only the material things like the marbles and monuments. It can't affect poetry because .   The life of William Shakespeare disappears from the history books for several years. This period, now known as the Lost Years, has been the subject of much speculation. Whatever happened to William in this period formed the foundations for his subsequent career and by he had established himself in London and was making a living from the stage. Shakespeare's Lost Years We know very little about Shakespeare's life during two major spans of time, commonly referred to as the "lost years": and The first period covers the time after Shakespeare left grammar school, until his marriage to Anne Hathaway in November of

Shakespeare wrote two long poems, and dedicated them to the Earl. In addition, Shakespeare wrote his popular series of short love poems called The Sonnets. Finally after two years, the playhouses reopened, and Shakespeare became part owner of a theatre company. Once again, William's plays drew large crowds, and their theatre company was well-liked. William Shakespeare Quotes on Memory (9 Quotes) Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, raze out the written troubles of the brain, and with some sweet oblivious antidote cleanse the fraught bosom of that perilous stuff which weighs upon the heart — William Shakespeare. Four Periods of Shakespeare's Life From Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben Post Halleck. New York: American Book Company, We may make another classification from a different point of view, according to the period of his development at the time of writing special plays. We also know that Shakespeare acted in at least two of Jonson’s plays. Though the men were friends, they were also rivals. Another contemporary, William Drummond, wrote of a conversation with Jonson in which the playwright ridiculed certain incongruities in Shakespeare’s plays and concluded that Shakespeare lacked skill.

Start studying The Life of William Shakespeare (WS). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Short bio of William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon on 23rd April His father William was a successful local businessman, and his mother Mary was the daughter of a landowner. Relatively prosperous, it is likely the family paid for Williams education, although there is no evidence he attended university. “He was not of an age, but for all time!” exclaimed Ben Jonson in his poem “To the Memory of My Beloved, the Author Mr. William Shakespeare,” one of several dedicatory poems prefacing the great Folio of Comedies, Histories & Tragedies, the first collected volume of Shakespeare’s works. Time has thus far supported this bold declaration: no writer before or since has equaled. William Shakespeare was born on Ap , in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. His mother, Mary Arden, was the daughter of a wealthy landowner from a neighboring village. His father, John, was a maker of gloves and a trader in farm produce.