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Shakespeare as a challenge for literary biography

Arthur Maltby

Shakespeare as a challenge for literary biography

a history of biographies of Shakespeare since 1898

by Arthur Maltby

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Biography,
  • Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- In literature,
  • Dramatists, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Biography -- History and criticism,
  • English prose literature -- History and criticism,
  • Biography as a literary form

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementArthur Maltby ; with a foreword by Park Honan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2894 .M34 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23218454M
    ISBN 100773447326
    ISBN 109780773447325
    LC Control Number2009017598

    Review of the first edition:‘[Shakespeare as Literary Dramatist] will serve to set new directions for Renaissance scholarship.' Andrew Murphy Source: Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England Review of the first edition:‘An excellent and scrupulously researched book this may well, then, be one of those rare books that changes how Cited by: 6.   In Shapiro’s account, the mischief of the authorship controversy began with a kind of scholarly original sin. For a new edition of Shakespeare’s writing in .

    "Shakespeare" by Another Name is the literary biography of Edward de Vere as "Shakespeare." This groundbreaking book tells the story of de Vere's action-packed life-as Renaissance man, spendthrift, courtier, wit, student, scoundrel, patron, military adventurer, and, above all, prolific ghostwriter-finding in it the background material for all. Shakespeare the Catholic - Book. Joseph Pearce. Best-selling literary writer Joseph Pearce presents a stimulating and vivid biography of the world's most revered playwright and poet. Unabashedly provocative and sure to be controversial, this work strives to separate historical fact from fiction about the beloved Bard, arguing the case with.

    In the most complete, accurate, and up-to-date narrative of Shakespeare's life ever written, Park Honan uses a wealth of fresh information to dramatically alter our perceptions of the actor, poet, and playwright. The young poet's relationships, his early courtship of Anne Hathaway, their marriage, his attitudes to women such as Jennet Davenant, Marie Mountjoy, and his own daughters, are seen 4/5(1). The Oxfordian theory of Shakespeare authorship contends that Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, wrote the plays and poems traditionally attributed to William literary scholars reject all alternative authorship candidates, including Oxford, interest in the Oxfordian theory continues. Since the s, the Oxfordian theory has been the most popular alternative Shakespeare.


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A friend got SHAKESPEARE: THE BIOGRAPHY for me from the public library. It was such a joy, so inspiring, intriguing, such a vivid picture of Shakespeare as a man, as an author, an actor, a poet and a citizen both of London and of Stratford-upon-Avon that I knew I would have to have this book by my reading chair--in easy by:   'Shakespeare-The Biography' takes bardolatry up to a whole new level.

In view of the fact that personal records of Will I find the writings of Peter Ackroyd to be veritable delights. I have read 'London-The Biography' as well as 'Thames:Sacred River' and this author simply oozes with a profound knowledge of 'the smoke', it's environs and it's 4/5(). : Shakespeare As a Challenge for Literary Biography: A History of Biographies of Shakespeare Since (): Maltby, Arthur, Honan, Park: BooksCited by: 2.

Get this from a library. Shakespeare as a challenge for literary biography: a history of biographies of Shakespeare since [Arthur Maltby] -- This book argues that, despite the quantity of writing and record searching, Shakespearean biographies remain curiously unsatisfactory, even contradictory.

Get this from a library. Shakespeare as a challenge for literary biography: a history of biographies of Shakespeare since [Arthur Maltby]. Burt, Richard, ‘ Shakespeare in Love and the End of the Shakespearean: Academic and Mass Culture Constructions of Literary Authorship ’, in Burnett, Mark Thornton and Wray, Ramona (eds.), Shakespeare, Film, Fin de Siècle (Houndmills, Basingstoke: Macmillan, ), – THE LITERARY LIFE PODCAST 20 FOR READING CHALLENGE A Biography or Memoir A Devotional Work A Book about Books A Foreign (Non-Western) Book A "Guilty Pleasure" Book An Intimidating Book You Have Avoided A Satire A Complete Volume of Poetry by a Single Author A Book by a Minor Author A Classic Book by a Female Author A Book of Essays An "Out.

William Shakespeare - William Shakespeare - Literary criticism: During his own lifetime and shortly afterward, Shakespeare enjoyed fame and considerable critical attention. The English writer Francis Meres, indeclared him to be England’s greatest writer in comedy and tragedy. Writer and poet John Weever lauded “honey-tongued Shakespeare.”.

Book viii, p. ; 24 cm. Subjects: Shakespeare, William, -- Biography. Shakespeare, William, -- In literature. Dramatists, English -- Early modern, -- Biography -- History and criticism. English prose literature -- History and criticism.

Biography as a literary form. Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. William Shakespeare (baptized on Ap to Ap ) was an English playwright, actor, and poet also known as the Bard of Avon and often called Englands national poet.

Born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England, he was an important member of the Lo. same thing in his essay in Shakespeare Beyond Doubt (, ). There would be no need to apologize for the absence of Shakespeare’s literary paper trails if that deficiency was common to Elizabethan and Jacobean literary biographies.

But it is not. The deficiency is unique to Shakespeare’s literary biography. Buy Shakespeare as a Challenge for Literary Biography by Arthur Maltby from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The high opinion in which Shakespeare has been held since the middle of the eighteenth century has often led to hyperbole in discussion of his literary merits.

In The Riverside Shakespeare (   A TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR Drawing on an exceptional combination of skills as literary biographer, novelist, and chronicler of London history, Peter Ackroyd surely re-creates the world that shaped Shakespeare--and brings the playwright himself into unusually vivid by:   Shakespeare as a Challenge for Literary Biography by Arthur Maltby,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Arthur Maltby.

Shakespeare's impact on literature and culture cannot be overstated; put simply, his plays have had a monumental effect on literature and the English language in general, and continue to inspire to this day.

Yet for some, puzzling through that archaic language can be an intimidating challenge. No woAuthor: Jeff Somers. It was all so easy when Shakespeare was a myth, but, now he is emerging as a man, a living person with real beliefs, the distortion becomes more difficult.

For “post-modern” Shakespeare scholars the emergence of tangible evidence for the Catholic Shakespeare is not only a challenge but a threat. This book will be required reading for those who love Shakespeare and want to know more about why the authorship controversy persists.

The main narrative, which takes the reader easily through the pros and cons for,each man, is supplemented by extensive, entertaining endnotes and appendixes, plus a comprehensive, annotated bibliography. Shakespeare Quarterly () Every fact in Shakespeare's biography has been worried to death by a succession of commentators who, to quote The Dunciad, "explain a thing till all men Author: Graham Holderness.

Greer's biography on Ann Hathaway, Shakespeare's wife, is groundbreaking in many ways, mainly because Greer aims to expose the bias with which scholars have cast Hathaway--a cold, disapproving, illiterate, whiny wife--and provides a tome of historical evidence to the by:.

The biography of Shakespeare I would recommend above all others is The Life and Times of William Shakespeare, by Hildegard Hammerschmidt-Hummel (London: Chaucer Press, ).Unfortunately it's not cheap but it's a very handsome coffee table book with numerous illustrations throughout and pages packed with solid scholarship.Stanley Wells reviews the paperback (“An Unorthodox and Non-definitive Biography”) on Blogging Shakespeare 8 May Diana Price responds to Stanley Wells’s review of Shakespeare’s Unorthodox Biography: I am grateful to Professor Stanley Wells for following up on Ros Barber’s challenge to him and Paul Edmondson (eds., Shakespeare Beyond Doubt: Evidence, Argument, Controversy.The religious views of William Shakespeare are the subject of an ongoing scholarly debate dating back more than years.

The general assumption about William Shakespeare's religious affiliation is that he was a conforming member of the established Church of r, many scholars have speculated about his personal religious beliefs, based on analysis of the historical record and of.