William Shakespeare

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William Shakespeare

Lived 1564-1616William Shakespeare was a well known English playwright, actor, and poet. First became famous from his poems. At the age of 18 in 1582 he married Anne Hathaway and later had three children together.William Shakespeare was apart of the London Theater for four or five years before its shut down.In 1594 Shakespeare had his own theater company known as the Lord Chamberlain's Men until 1603.His last play, The Two Noble Kinsmen, was written in 1613.The globe theater was built by Shakespeare's playing company in 1599.

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Work Cited:[William Shakespeare Biography] Youtube. Retrieved 9/28/14 from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pw-J7GbwNV4.[William Shakespeare Portrait] VSI.tv. Retrieved 9/28/14 from http://www.vsi.tv/news/vsi-london-meets-shakespeare.[Shakespeare Biography Info] Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 9/28/14 from http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/william-shakespeare.[Top 10 Plays Written by Shakespeare] Listverse. Retrieve 9/28/14 from http://listverse.com/2008/07/10/top-10-greatest-shakespeare-plays/.[Shakespeares Sonnets book] Public.WSU. Retrieved from 9/28/14 from http://public.wsu.edu/~delahoyd/shakespeare/sonnets.html.[The Globe Theater] TripAdvisor. Retrieved 9/28/14 from http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/LocationPhotoDirectLink-g186338-d187726-i96777452-Shakespeare_s_Globe_Theatre-London_England.html.

Top Ten Greatest Plays by Shakespeare:1) Hamlet. Written between 1599 and 1601. 2) Romeo And Juliet. Written 1594-1595. 3) Henry V. Believed to be written in 1599. 4) Midsummer Night's Dream. Written sometime in the 1590's. 5) Macbeth. Written between 1603 and 1606.6) Richard III. Written in approximately 1591.7) Julius Caeser. Believed to have been written in 1599.8) Twelfth Night. Written around 1601.9) The Taming of the Shrew. Written between 1590 and 1594.10) Othello. Believed to have been written approximately in 1603.Shakespeare popularized the sonnet. He wrote a total of 154.Click on the picture below to look at a site with all of Shakespeare's Sonnets.

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