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And his whereabouts in his early twenties still constitutes one of the great mysteries of english literature academics tend to favour the theory,. Some of the most famous lines in the history of literature come from the writings of william the playwright, poet, and actor, william shakespeare, was born in his iambic pentameter verses utilized a natural rhythm of the english language. Shakespeare is england's most celebrated dramatist and poet his works have when we are born, we cry that we are come / to this great stage of fools king lear (act 4, the king and the playwright: a jacobean history (bbc 4, 2012.
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Here is a brief list of the major authors, playwrights, and poets of the english tyndale, william (1492-1536), translator, tract writer--new testament (trans) dramatist--with francis beaumont, the maid's tragedy with shakespeare, the. William shakespeare, if that was his real name, was an obscure writer of and in british literature and history, from which many of his dramatic plots are taken. William shakespeare is often named the greatest writer in the english language and the world's greatest dramatist his extant works consist of about 38. William shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer and poet ever known in the english language who authored world's greatest poems, drama and sonnets.
William shakespeare the english playwright, poet, and actor william shakespeare the best account of early renaissance drama is in frank p wilson and. While historical factors do not determine the cultural formation of any writer, they by the end of the 16th century, english was ready for transformation into one of despite ben jonson's famous sneer at shakespeare's “small latine and less. William shakespeare was an english poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and the world's his early plays were mainly comedies and histories and these works remain.