Shakespeare

Shakespeare

The film follows the life and times of the great English dramatist William Shakespeare. It emphasises the classical education he had in the works of the ancient Greeks and Romans as well as his experience of country life which he used so fruitfully in his work. The quality and variety of life in Elizabethan London played a great part in his development and the rise of theatres and a rich cultural life in general is explored. In the end however Shakespeare's own unmatched talent in writing about and expressing the astonishing complexity of human life is what marks him out as probably the greatest writer of all time.

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  • Shakespeare

    Shakespeare was without doubt the greatest playwright and poet of all time in any language. He could write about any topic with a brilliance and beauty and insight quite unparallelled by any other writer of any age. This film explores his life and times and the astonishing society of Elizabethan ...