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1 BRITISH LITERATURE II Renaissance William Shakespeare VY_32_INOVACE_14-13

2 Renaissance  15 – 16th century, between medieval and modern times  rebirth of arts of antiquity  rebirth of philosophy = humanism  inspired by ancient Greece and Rome  spread from Italy  Golden Age for literature and art  printing press  geographical discoveries  developement in trades  church reformation (Henry VIII)

3 Elizabethan prosodists  Elizabeth I - a queen  supported literature, drama, liked entertainment  Elizabethan era  drama – tragedies popular, comedies, historical plays, lyrics, ballads, songs  Sir THOMAS MORE  ‘Utopia’  a writer, translator, judge, Lord Chancellor  Henry`s VIII divorce  beheaded

4 Elizabethan poets  John LYLY, Philip SIDNEY  EDMUND SPENCER  ‘Faerie Queene’  WALTER RALEIGH  ‘The Ocean`s Love to Cynthia’  ‘The History of the World’

5 Sir Walter Raleigh Autor: Thomas Phillibrown, Název: Walter Raleigh phillibrown.tif Zdroj:

6 Elizabethian drama  Thomas NASH  John LYLY  ‘Mirdas’  Thomas KYD  ‘Spanish Tragedy’  Christopher MARLOWE (1563-1593)  the second greatest playwright of that time  rebel, spy  ‘Doctor Faustus’

7 Life of William Shakespeare  1564-1616  Stratford upon Avon  a poet, playwright, actor  grammar school, marriage (Anne Hathaway), family, theatrical career, London  ‘Lord Chamberlain`s Men/King`s Men  Globe  opened 1599  1613 – fire  1614 reopened, 1642 closed  1997 rebuilt, opened as Shakespeare`s Globe  return to Stratford, death – New Place, buried - Holy Trinity Church

8 Shakespeare`s birthplace Autor: John, Název: William Shakespeares birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon 26l2007.jpg Zdroj:,_Stratford-upon-Avon_26l2007.jpg

9 Grammar School Autor: Wikipedia Commons, Název: Guild Chapel & King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon - DSC09034.JPG Zdroj: g_Edward_VI_School,_Stratford-upon-Avon_-_DSC09034.JPG Holy Trinity Church Autor: Lindsay DearingNázev: Exterior of Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon.jpg Zdroj: y_Church_in_Stratford-upon-Avon.jpg

10 Non-dramatic work of Shakespeare Poems narrative poems, erotic themes ‘Venus and Adonis’ ‘The Rape of Lucrece’ ‘A Lover`s Complaint’ Sonnets published in 1609 154 sonnets rhymes 3 four-line stanzas and a final couplet: – abab cdcd efef gg

11 William Shakespeare Autor: Neznámý, Název: Shakespeare.jpg Zdroj:

12 Plays by Shakespeare Comedies The Taming of the Shrew A Midsummer-Night`s Dream As You Like It The Merry Wives of Windsor Much Ado About Nothing Tragedies Romeo and Juliet Hamlet Othello Macbeth King Lear Julius Ceasar Henry IV, V, VI, VIII Richard II, III King John Historical plays

13 Thank you for your attention. Autor DUM: Mgr. Darina Sikorová

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