The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor

by William Shakespeare

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 22/05/2018

RRP  $17.24 $16.90
Classic Books Library presents this new beautiful edition of William Shakespeare's play, "The Merry Wives of Windsor", featuring a specially commissioned new biography of William Shakespeare. Set in the English town of Windsor, this play revolves around the antics of fictional character Sir John Falstaff and his attempts to seduce two housewives in order to access their husbands' fortunes. However, luck doesn't go his way and he is outsmarted and subjected to public ridicule. Falstaff is considered one of the Shakespeare's most famous comic characters and he appears in four of Shakespeare's history plays. William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616) was an English playwright, poet, and actor. He is considered to be the greatest writer in the English language and is celebrated as the world's most famous dramatist.
ISBN:
9781528705202
9781528705202
Category:
Shakespeare plays
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
22-05-2018
Publisher:
Classic Books Library
Pages:
154
Dimensions (mm):
216x140x9mm
Weight:
0.2kg
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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