THE LIFE AND WORKS OF
This website is a study of the life, works, and times of William Shakespeare.
It is a study of his writing style, his professional life as an actor and playwright, and his works. This website also looks at Shakespeare's life and times. His life as a child growing up in Stratford and his education. We look at Shakespeare as a married man and as a father. We also look at Shakespeare as an actor and as a successful London theater-owner, director, and playwright.
We also look at the world of Elizabethan England and before, from the rich culture during the Renaissance in England, English music during the 1500s, the culture of univeristies and a public Grammar School based on the Italian model of studying the ancient Romans. We will also look at the influences of the Italian Renaissance and continental culture, from Henry VIII in the early 1500s to the reign of King James I of the early 1600s. We will also look at the famous Elizabethan Playwrights of the times and the birth of the Modern Theater in England.