”We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep.” Shakespeare's finale is a fittingly dazzling finish to perhaps the most remarkable literary career of all time. You'll thrill to the parallels between Prospero and Shakespeare ? both powerful magicians on the verge of retirement. A hauntingly lyrical tale of shipwreck, magic, romance, comedy, and poetry.
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William Shakespeare (1564–1616) was an English poet and playwright, now widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. He is often called the ”Bard of Avon”. His surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright.
Shakespeare was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon. At the age of 18 he married Anne Hathaway, who bore him three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Between 1585 and 1592 he began a successful career in London as an actor, writer, and part-owner of the ... (more)