King Lear

King Lear

by William Shakespeare and Ken Roy

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 15/05/2005

  $48.95
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ISBN:
9780774714860
9780774714860
Category:
Plays
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
15-05-2005
Language:
English
Publisher:
Nelson Education Limited
Country of origin:
Canada
Edition:
2nd Edition
Dimensions (mm):
228.6x152.4x17.53mm
William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, in 1564. The date of his birth is unknown but is celebrated on 23 April, which happens to be St George's Day, and the day in 1616 on which Shakespeare died.

Aged eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway. They had three children. Around 1585 William joined an acting troupe on tour in Stratford from London, and thereafter spent much of his life in the capital. By 1595 he had written five of his history plays, six comedies and his first tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. In all, he wrote thirty-seven plays and much poetry, and earned enormous fame in his own lifetime in prelude to his immortality.

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