Shakespeare, William: The Merchant of Venice

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The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare Author William Shakespeare was born in 1564. His father was a glover and wool-dealer; so Shakespeare probably attended grammar school. Many years later, he married the widow Ann Hathaway to inherit the money from her dead husband; three children were born to them. In 1586 he left Stratford; nothing is known about him for the next six years. In 1592 he was already a well-known actor in London, but he also had a constantly growing reputation as dramatist and playwright as well. He was also shareholder of the Globe Theatre in London. Shakespeare wrote historical plays, tragedies, comedies and romantic dramas. He used the Holinshed Chronicles as source for history in his plays, and that is why he made some historical mistakes in his plays. From ...

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