William Shakespeare was born in late April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon and died in 1616. 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.G. R. Hibbard was Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.Catherine Richardson is Reader in Renaissance Studies at the University of Kent.
Praise for William Shakespeare: Complete Works
"Remarkable . . . makes Shakespeare's extraordinary
accomplishment more vivid than ever."--James Shapiro, professor,
Columbia University, bestselling author of A Year in the Life of
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