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Shakespeare and the Countess

Chris Laoutaris

Shakespeare and the Countess

the battle that gave birth to the Globe

by Chris Laoutaris

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Globe Theatre (London, England : 1599-1644),
  • Friends and associates,
  • Stage history,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChris Laoutaris
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA358.R87 L36 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 502 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages502
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27181913M
    ISBN 101605987921
    ISBN 109781605987927
    OCLC/WorldCa892878900

    William Shakespeare was born some time in late April in Stratford-upon-Avon and died in He is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. Stanley Wells is Emeritus Professor of the University of Birmingham and Honorary President of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. Alexander Waugh, My Shakespeare Rise! Ros Barber, My Shakespeare: Christopher Marlowe. John Casson, William D. Rubinstein and David Ewald, Our Shakespeare: Henry Neville Robin Williams, My Shakespeare: Mary Sidney Herbert, the Countess of Pembroke. Barry Clarke, My Shakespeare: Francis Bacon. William Leahy, My (amalgamated) Shakespeare.

    Get this from a library! Shakespeare and the countess: the battle that gave birth to the Globe. [Chris Laoutaris] -- In November a woman signed a document which would destroy the career of William Shakespeare Who was the woman who played such an instrumental, yet little known, role in Shakespeare's life?. Until recently, that is, when a few bold outliers began to advance the case that Shakespeare might well have been a woman. One candidate is Mary Sidney, the countess of Pembroke (and beloved.

    Left Bank Books Join Shakespeare Festival Reads for a reading group discussion of Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe by Chris Laoutaris! In November , a woman signed a document that would nearly destroy the career of William Shakespeare. Shortlisted for the Tony Lothian Prize One of the Telegraph's 'Best Books of ' 'A gripping tale that enables us to see Shakespeare in a new light I could not recommend it highly enough.' Alison Weir In November a woman signed a document which would nearly destroy the career of Willia.


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Shakespeare and the Countess is a well researched study on Lady Elizabeth Russell(the Grey Lady), of Elizabethan politics, and how Shakespeare moved from the Blackfriars Theater to the Globe. The biggest issue with this book is the length and the amount of information it actually contains/5.

I found the author slightly labored the connection to Shakespeare - the bulk of the book is about Elizabeth Russell, the self-styled Dowager Countess of Bedford, a woman in her own way quite as remarkable and much less well known than Bess of Hardwick/5(23).

The story of Shakespeare and the Countess has all the hallmarks of one of his famous plays – treachery, deception, death and triumph.

A fantastic tale. A fantastic tale. Laoutaris discovered a web of deceit and a true villain worthy of any of Shakespeare’s plays – Brand: Pegasus Books. I found the author slightly labored the connection to Shakespeare - the bulk of the book is about Elizabeth Russell, the self-styled Dowager Countess of Bedford, a woman in her own way quite as remarkable and much less well known than Bess of by: 1.

The dense story of the endeavor by a powerful, litigious countess to block the opening of Shakespeare's Blackfriars Theatre in : Chris Laoutaris.

Shakespeare’s adversary was a formidable old trout fully deserving of a biography in her own right. (This is just as well, since she takes up most of the book.) Like other 16th-century women who 4/5. Emphatic, meticulously researched and strikingly original, Shakespeare and the Countess is bursting at the seams with new research." -- Marylebone Journal (Book of the Week) "The dense story of the endeavor by a powerful, litigious countess to block the opening of Shakespeare's Blackfriars Theatre in London/5(60).

Shakespeare and the Countess by Chris Laoutaris,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(60). The Raigne of King Edward the Third, commonly shortened to Edward III, is an Elizabethan play printed anonymously inand partly written by William has recently become accepted as part of Shakespeare's canon of plays.

In the late s it began to be included in publications of the complete works as co-authored by Shakespeare. Genre: history play. Ah, the countess is coming. An angel is walking on earth. But as for you, mister, what you’re saying is insane.

This young man has worked for me for three months; but more about that later. (to an. Shakespeare’s response to all this is unknown, but intriguingly in “All’s Well That Ends Well,” written aroundhe introduces a sympathetic character called the Dowager Countess of.

His most recent publication, Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe was shortlisted for the Tony Lothian Prize and was listed as one of the Telegraph’s 'Best Books of 4/5(1).

The title is actually misleading, Shakespeare only makes a cameo appearance at the end of the book, it is really the life story of the Dowager Countess Elizabeth Russell, a remarkable woman in a era of remarkable women.4/5(1). The story of Shakespeare and the Countess has all the hallmarks of one of his famous plays – treachery, deception, death and triumph.

A fantastic tale. A fantastic tale. Laoutaris discovered a web of deceit and a true villain worthy of any of Shakespeare’s plays – as well as information previously thought lost. The colorful story of the creation of the Globe Theatre--as a result of the dramatic confrontation between Lady Elizabeth Russell and William Shakespeare.

In Novembera woman signed a document that would nearly destroy the career of William ShakespeareAuthor: Chris Laoutaris. Shakespeare's sonnets are poems that William Shakespeare wrote on a variety of themes. When discussing or referring to Shakespeare's sonnets, it is almost always a reference to the sonnets that were first published all together in a quarto in However, there are six additional sonnets that Shakespeare wrote and included in the plays Romeo and Juliet, Henry V and Love's Labour's : William Shakespeare.

While Shakespeare serves as this book’s headline attraction, it is the ambitious, crafty, and eagerly litigious Elizabeth Russell who takes center stage in this power struggle-filled Elizabethan. Clare Asquith, Countess of Oxford and Asquith (born 2 June ) is a scholar and the author of Shadowplay: The Hidden Beliefs and Coded Politics of William Shakespeare, which posits that Shakespeare was a recusant Catholic whose works contain code which was used by the Catholic underground, particularly the Jesuits, in Reformation England, but 4/5.

In Novembera countess signed a document that would nearly destroy the career of William Shakespeare. Who was this woman who played such an instrumental, yet little known, role in Shakespeare's life.

Shakespeare And The Countess by Chris Laoutaris: The woman who almost destroyed the Bard THE fearsome Elizabeth Russell nearly ruined Shakespeare's career and the lives of Author: Chris Laoutaris. Of course he went on to fame and glory and the Globe theater and satirized her in some of his plays.

2/3 of the book is about the much Shakespeare. I read the book on my Kindle and by 80% I reached notes, resources etc. Elizabeth was an interesting woman but the details began to drag on me/5(22).Of course he went on to fame and glory and the Globe theater and satirized her in some of his plays.

2/3 of the book is about the much Shakespeare. I read the book on my Kindle and by 80% I reached notes, resources etc.

Elizabeth was an interesting woman but the details began to drag on me/5(22).'I'm in love with the brilliant research on display in Shakespeare and the Countess by Christopher Laoutaris and how it brings to light Lady Elizabeth Russell, a force to be reckoned with and a trailblazing early feminist.' Amma Asante, Observer (Books of the Year).