Автобиографический материал о жизнедеятельности Уильяма Шекспира, известного во всем мире английского поэта, автора пьес и актера своего времени. Его широко известные авторские работы "Отелло", "Гамлет", "Ромео и Джульетта", "Король Лир" в настоящее время имеют экранизацию на широком экране. Поэтически сложные в написании, но также известные это конечно же соннеты Шекспира
William Shakespeare was an English
poet, playwright and actor. He was
born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon.
His father, John Shakespeare, was a
successful artisan. William was the
third child in the family. His parents
had eight children in total. William Shakespeare went to Stratford
In 1582 Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, who was the
daughter of the local landowner. At that time Shakespeare was 18
years old and Anne was 8 years older than him. In 1583 Anne gave
birth to their daughter Susanna. In 1585 the couple had twins – son
Hamnet and daughter Judith. Unfortunately, Hamnet, the only son
of William Shakespeare, died at the age of 11.
Life in London
Later Shakespeare moved to London. He lived and worked in this
city for many years. During that time Shakespeare wrote most of his
plays and became a successful playwright. His troupe was among
the leading playing companies in London. In 1599 a theatre was built on the south bank of the River Thames.
It was named the Globe. This was the theatre where Shakespeare's
company performed. Work at the theatre made Shakespeare a
wealthy person. He was not only a playwright, he also took part in
Several years before his death Shakespeare moved to Stratford. He
died on 23 April 1616. Some research shows that at the end of his
life he was in poor health.
Among his works there are such masterpieces of the world literature
as "Romeo and Juliet", "A midsummer night's dream", "Othello",
"King Lear", "Hamlet" and many others. Apart from that
Shakespeare wrote 154 sonnets.
William Shakespeare's influence extends from theatre and literature
to present-day movies, Western philosophy, and the English