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The "Bard of Avon"

This glog is going to be based on the life of the most famous English playwriter and one of the best writers in English language of all times.

William Shakespeare (/ˈʃeɪkspɪər/) 26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616 was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon". His extant works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and a few other verses, of which the authorship of some is uncertain. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.


Facts about his life

In this glog we have discovered some interesting facts about the life of the best writers in English language of all times. We have learnt as well some details of his work as well as the theory regarding the autorship of his work.


Around 230 years after Shakespeare's death, doubts began to be expressed about the authorship of the works attributed to him. Proposed alternative candidates include Francis Bacon, Christopher Marlowe, and Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford.

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