Skakespeare, William (1564-1616)

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Michael Krausemann Englisch GK Biography of William Skakespeare (1564-1616) William Shakespeare was an english dramatist and poet. He was born in 1564 in Stratford-on-Avon. He is considered the greatest playwright who ever lived. In 1582 Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, eight years his senior and pregnant at the time of the marriage. They had three children: Susan, and twins-Hamnet and Judith. He emerged as a playwright in London in 1592, and was known for modeling his work after the Roman comedy. In 1594 he became a professional actor and playwright. By the end of his London career Shakespeare was not a wealthy man but was prosperous enough to buy New Place in Stratford, which later became his home in his retirement years (1613). The chronology of his plays is uncertain. His early plays include: Henry VI, Richard III, The Comedy of Errors, Titus Andronicus, The Taming of the Shrew, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Love`s Labor`s Lost, and Romeo and Juliet. His later plays include: Richard II, A Midsummer Night`s Dream, King John, The Merchant of Venice, Henry IV, Much Ado About Nothing, Henry V, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, and Twelfth Night, Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra. He mixed comedy and tragedy and failed to observe the unities of time and place prescribed by the classical rules of drama. He was accused of corrupting the English language. Shakespeare`s view, was that man knows nothing of life, yet must still behave well and combat evil. ...

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