Shakespeare: Life and Work

John MUNRO (1849 - 1930) and Frederick James FURNIVALL (1825 - 1910)

William Shakespeare: actor, poet, playwright. He is often called England's greatest writer, the Bard of Avon, a national treasure. But who was he? An average boy, born to an average family of the period; a romantic and dreamer, tempted away from his rural home by the sights and sounds of the big city. To commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, here is one of the many studies of the bard's life and works.

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Shakespere's Parents, Boyhood, Education, Marriage and Departure from Stratford Lynne T
00:49:02
Play 02 Shakespere's London Kalynda
00:41:29
Play 03 Development of Shakespere's Work and their Succession Jim Locke
00:25:09
Play 04 The First Period Jim Locke
00:42:39
Play 05 The Second Period Jim Locke
00:47:34
Play 06 The Third Period Jim Locke
00:50:46
Play 07 The Fourth Period Jim Locke
00:23:36
Play 08 My Experience in Shakespere's Work Jim Locke
00:22:36
Play 09 Shakespere as Revealed in his Works Jim Locke
00:23:31
Play 10 Continuation of Shakespere's Biography Rachel Mauldin
00:42:29
Play 11 Shakespere's Will, Tomb, and Descendants Rachel Mauldin
00:30:41
Play 12 English Drama Before Shakespere Jim Locke
00:56:32