Shakespeare Period 4 SemiraTrujillo as a writer, playwriter, and an actor

As a Writer;

Quote: "I call for pen and ink and write my mind ((Act I, Scene II Leo Tolstoy)

The theatres had been closed since 1592 due to an outbreak of the plague and, although it is possible that Shakespeare toured the outlying areas of London with acting companies like Pembroke's Men or Lord Strange's Men, it seems more likely that he left the theatre entirely during this time to work on his non-dramatic poetry.

.he played smaller roles in a variety of his own plays, including As You Like It (Adam), Macbeth (King Duncan), Henry IV (King Henry), and Hamlet (Hamlet's father

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writer2

Quote: The action to the word, not the word to the action (Act III, Scene IV William Dean Howell

several of Shakespeare's plays were popular including Henry VI , The Comedy of Errors , and Titus Andronicus . The company that staged most of the early productions of these plays was Pembroke's Men, sponsored by the Earl of Pembroke, Henry Herbert. The troupe was very popular and performed regularly at the court of Queen Elizabeth.

wrote his last play in 1614 called Two noble kingsmen

playwrite2

Quote:https:// Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them. {Edmond Scherer}

Sometime during the Lost Years , Shakespeare moved to London to pursue a career as an actor and playwright (his wife and children stayed behind in Stratford).

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playwriter

Quote: Love all, trust a few and do none wrong. (shakespeare pgh ; Edmond Scherer}

By 1596, Shakespeare was so successful as a playwright that his family was finally granted a Coat of Arms which amongst other things allowed Shakespeare to call himself a "gentleman".

Most famous playwriter known today

became very wealthy from being a playwriter and bought a mansion for wife and kids

actor 2

Quote: Shakespeare often writes so ill that you hesitate to believe he could ever write supremely well.… (W. E. Henley)

The reputation of Actors was not good! Many acting troupes had consisted of Rogues and Vagabonds! Actors were not trusted! Acting Troupes were considered a large threat

actors were treated with suspicion

Plays were regulated! Plays were subject to censorship - the content of plays was checked to ensure that they did not contain political or religious elements which might threaten the state!

Elizabethan plays were often comedic and the audiences were wild.

Shakespeare had began his career on the stage by 1592,

History:

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actor1

Quote:It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. (Edmond Scherer)

acted in about 20 plays, he performed his first globe theatre play in 1599.

in 1594 Shakespeare became a shareholder in the Lord Chamberlain's Men, one of the most popular acting companies in London .

Shakespeare's choice to become an Actor was surprising to say the least!

The reputation of Actors was not good! Many acting troupes had consisted of Rogues and Vagabonds! Actors were not trusted! Acting Troupes were considered a large threat

actors were treated with suspicion

Plays were regulated! Plays were subject to censorship - the content of plays was checked to ensure that they did not contain political or religious elements which might threaten the state!

Elizabethan plays were often comedic and the audiences were wild.

Shakespeare had began his career on the stage by 1592,

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Citations

1] http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar504520&st=shakespeare#tab=homepage

2] http://web.b.ebscohost.com/hrc/detail/detail?vid=10&sid=9d6afb6e-00c3-4865-bc1d-d50d8fef356c%40sessionmgr102&hid=107&bdata=JnNpdGU9aHJjLWxpdmU%3d#AN=116335501&db=khh

3]http://www.worldbookonline.com/advanced/article?id=ar504520&st=shakespeare#tab=homepage

4] http://www.fofweb.com/Lit/default.asp pt 1

5] http://www.fofweb.com/Lit/default.asp pt 2

6] http://www.fofweb.com/Lit/default.asp pt3

7] http://www.fofweb.com/Lit/default.asp pt 4

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