Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

Book Jungle, 2009 - 324 sidor
William Hazlitt was an English writer known for his humorous essays and literary criticisms. He is best known for his writings on Shakespeare's plays and characters. Hazlitt has a remarkable gift of writing about Shakespeare and his characters in a way that honors Shakespeare. He recognizes his genius and is ale to discuss his characters in an honest manner. The Table of Contents includes Cymbeline, Macbeth, Caesar, Othello, Timon of Athens, Coriolanus, Anthony and Cleopatra, Hamlet, The Tempest, The Midsummer night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Lear, Richard II, Henry IV in Two Parts, Henry V and Henry VI in Three Parts, Richard III, Henry VIII, King John, Twelfth Night or What You Will, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, The Winter's Tale, All's Well that End Well, Love's Labours Lost, Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, The Taming of the Shrew, Measure for Measure, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Comedy of Errors, Doubtful Plays of Shakespeare, and Poems and Sonnets.

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William Hazlitt was born on April 10, 1778 in Maidstone, England. As a young man, he studied for the ministry at Hackney College in London, but eventually realized that he wasn't committed to becoming a minister. After he lacked success as a portrait painter, he turned to writing. His first book, An Essay on the Principles of Human Action, was published in 1805. His other works include Free Thoughts on Public Affairs, Round Table, Table Talk, Spirit of the Age, Characters of Shakespeare, A View of the English Stage, English Poets, English Comic Writers, Political Essays with Sketches of Public Characters, Plain Speaker, and The Life of Napoleon. He died of stomach cancer on September 18, 1830.

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