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William Shakespeare
English dramatist and poet
(1564-1616)

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"William Shakespeare" Article - Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Part 1. Introduction.

SHAKESPEARE'S COUNTRY
Part 2. Warwickshire.
Part 3. The Arden Division of Warwickshire.
Part 4. The Feldon Division of Warwickshire.
Part 5. History of Warwickshire.
Part 6. Early Union of Celtic and Teutonic Races.
Part 7. Wars of the Roses.
Part 8. Influence of Local Traditions.

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON
Part 9. Stratford.
Part 10. The Rother Market, Stratford's Cattle Market.
Part 11. Chief Streets and Suburbs of Stratford.
Part 12. Forest Survivals in Stratford District.
Part 13. Moral Influences of Scenery.
Part 14. The Old Welsh Border.
Part 15. Feeling of Local Attachment.

SHAKESPEARE'S FAMILY. HIS FATHER.
Part 16. Shakespeare Name and Family.
Part 17. Shakespeare's Father. His Early Prosperity.
Part 18. Reversal of Fortune of Shakepeare's Father.
Part 19. Moral Effects of Shakepeare's Father on his Son.

SHAKESPEARE'S MOTHER
Part 20. Shakespeare's Mother. Family of Arden. Mary Arden: Character and Influence.
Part 21. Qualities Inherited by Shakespeare from his Mother.

SHAKESPEARE'S CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH
Part 22. Shakespeare's Birth. Early Life. Rural Sports and Country Rambles.
Part 23. Holidays, Spectacles and Festivities. May Day. Whitsuntide.
Part 24. Interludes and Stage Plays.
Part 25. Shakepeare's School Education.
Part 26. Shakepeare's Home Life on Leaving School.
Part 27. Deer Stealing Tradition.
Part 28. Sir Thomas Lucy.
Part 29. Shakespeare's Marriage.

SHAKESPEARE GOES TO LONDON
Part 30. Shakespeare Goes to London and Becomes an Actor.
Part 31. Shakespeare Continues his Education. His Connection with Florio.
Part 32. Shakespeare's Italian Studies.
Part 33. Early Dramatic Efforts of Shakespeare.
Part 34. Conditions Favourable to Shakespeare's Success.
Part 35. Growth of Native English Drama.
Part 36. London's Theatres.
Part 37. New National School of Dramatic Art in England.
Part 38. Leading Members of the School.
Part 39. Superiority of the English Stage.

SHAKESPEARE'S DRAMAS
Part 40. Shakespeare's Dramatic Career: First Period.
Part 41. Shakespeare's Dramatic Career: Second Period.
Part 42. Shakespeare's Dramatic Career: Third Period.

SHAKESPEARE'S LATER YEARS
Part 43. Shakepeare's Later Personal History.
Part 44. Shakespeare Retires to Stratford.

SHAKESPEARE'S LIFE AND CHARACTER
Part 45. Summary of Life and Character.

FURTHER READING
Part 46. Bibliography on Life and Works of William Shakespeare.



The above article was written by two authors:

(a) Parts 1-45
Thomas Spencer Baynes, LL.D.; assistant editor of the Daily News, 1857-64; formerly Professor of Logic, Rhetoric, and Metaphysics in St Andrews Univ.; part translator of Port Royal Logic; joint editor of Encyclopaedia Britannica, ninth edition.

(b) Part 46: Bibliography on Life and Works of William Shakespeare
Henry Richard Tedder, F.S.A; Secretary and Librarian of the Athenaeum Club; librarian to Lord Acton, 1873-74; one of the organisers and joint-sec. of 1st International Conference of Librarians, 1877; President of the Library Assoc., 1897-98; treas. and sec. Metropolitan Free Libraries Committee, 1878-80; joint-editor of the first three voluumes of Transactions of Library Association, and of Reports of 1st and 2nd International Library Conference.




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