Presentation on theme: "WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE made by: ANJA PINTAR & TEA TIZAJ 8.a šk. god. 2008./09."— Presentation transcript:
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE made by: ANJA PINTAR & TEA TIZAJ 8.a šk. god. 2008./09.
William Shakeaspere was born 26th April 1564 he was born in Stratford-upon- Avon, Warwickshire, England
Childhood William Shakespeare was the son of John Shakespeare, a successful glover and alderman originally from Snitterfield, and Mary Arden, the daughter of an affluent landowning farmer
His education Shakespeare was educated at the King's New School in Stratford Grammar schools varied in quality during the Elizabethan era, but the curriculum was dictated by law throughout England, and the school would have provided an intensive education in Latin grammar and the classic.
Family life at the age of 18, Shakespeare married the 26 year-old Anne Hathaway they had three children: Susanna Hamnet Judith
The Bard's lost years looking for work in London, just four days ride way from Stratford, William is believed to have left his family back home for some twenty years whilst he pursued his craft old London
Professional work he wrote many comedies, historical dramas, tragedies and romans (Romeo and Juliet) His the most famous book
Performances it is not clear for which companies Shakespeare wrote his early plays After the plagues Shakespeare's plays were performed by his own company at The Theatre Globe theatre London
Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet belongs to a tradition of tragic romances stretching back to antiquity Shakespeare the most frequently performed plays
Famous books tragedies : Othello, Hamlet, King Lear, Coriolanus, Cymbeline, Romeo and Juliet histories: Richard II, King John Comedies : As You Like It, Love's Labour's Lost, The Comedy of Errors
Death Shakespeare died on 23 April 1616 He was buried in the chancel of the Holy Trinity Church two days after his death
"But love is blind and lovers cannot see The pretty follies that themselves commit; For if they could, Cupid himself would blush To see me thus transformed to a boy." William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)