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William Shakespeare is the grand literary figure of the Western world. During England's Elizabethan period he wrote dozens of plays which continue to dominate world theater more than 400 years later. Shakespeare handled high drama, romance and slapstick comedy with equal ease, and so famous are his words that his quotes, from "To be or not to be" to "Parting is such sweet sorrow," take up more than 70 pages in recent print editions of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations. His works rival the King Jam More »
Born: April 23, 1564 (Stratford-upon-Avon, England)

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Learn about Shakespeare's impact on English literature, from Shakespeare Online. ... have a strong foundation in both modern and classical literature, the latter of ... Shakespeare often did, and so on occasion created his own form of grammar ...

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Jan 13, 2016 ... Shakespeare is credited with having a profound influence on language, ... credited with having a profound influence on language, literature, theater, ... Theater has never been the same since his plays' first performances, and ...

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May 21, 2013 ... There is no individual writer who has wielded greater influence than Shakespeare over ... Shakespeare's influence on language is indeed deep rooted. .... Shakespeare often did not care about grammatical parallelism which ...

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Apr 17, 2016 ... Typically, Shakespeare seems to have left the stage with scarcely a ... The dramatist of the First Folio was a literary magpie, “a snapper-up of ...

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I would like to know this because I am very interested in Shakespearian theater and I would like to know what types of plays have continued since his time.

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Shakespeare's influence on Renaissance culture was not simply a matter of ... of Arts and Ph.D. in comparative literature from Princeton University and has been ...