The Lodger Shakespeare



In 1612, Shakespeare Gave Evidence In A Court Case At Westminster And It Is The Only Occasion On Which His Actual Spoken Words Were Recorded In The Lodger Shakespeare, Charles Nicholl Applies A Powerful Biographical Magnifying Glass To This Fascinating But Little Known Episode In The Bard S Life Drawing On Evidence From A Wide Variety Of Sources, Nicholl Creates A Compellingly Detailed Account Of The Circumstances In Which Shakespeare Lived And Worked Amid The Bustle Of Early Seventeenth Century London This Elegant, Often Unexpected Exploration Presents A New And Original Look At Shakespeare As He Was Writing Such Masterpieces As Othello, Measure For Measure, And King Lear.The Lodger Shakespeare

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  • Paperback
  • 416 pages
  • The Lodger Shakespeare
  • Charles Nicholl
  • English
  • 13 March 2018
  • 014311462X

10 thoughts on “The Lodger Shakespeare

  1. says:

    For reasons we do not know but which I will later guess at In 1612 Shakespeare gave testimony in a court case involving a dowry that had not been paid From Shakespeare s deposition in the case, the only instance we have of the Bard speaking as himself, author Charles Nicholl creates for the reader a tantalizing at times intellectual exercise about what Shakespeare s life might have been like from 1604 1606 in his book The Lodger Shakespeare.This text is only for those who are very interes For reasons we do not know but which I will later guess at In 1612 Shakespeare gave testimony in a court case involving a dowry that had not been paid From Shakespeare s deposition in the case, the only instance we have of the Bard speaking as himself, author Charles Nicholl creates for the reader a tantalizing at t...

  2. says:

    This book reads well as a history of everyday life in Jacobean England It does not read well as a biography of Shakespeare As is the problem with all biographies of Shakespeare, there is simply not enough known to fill out a book length biography and the au...

  3. says:

    I pounced on this because I enjoyed admired appreciated Charles Nicholl s The Reckoning, about the murder of Christopher Marlowe, and because I was mad about Simon Vance s reading of Dust and Shadow Those two, plus Shakespeare, indicated an instant win Well mostly First of all, I m going to try to remember not to approach histories through Audible If an author feels maps and illustrations and charts and the like are useful, then audio is not the way to go The Civil War series I ve already I pounced on this because I enjoyed admired appreciated Charles Nicholl s The Reckoning, about the murder of Christopher Marlowe, and because I was mad about Simon Vance s reading of Dust and Shadow Those two, plus Shakespeare, indicated an instant win Well mostly First of all, I m going to try to remember not to approach histories through Audible If an author feels maps and illustrations and charts an...

  4. says:

    Simply put, this is a remarkable book among the thousands of Shakespeare biographies that crowd onto a crowded shelf Although we often hear the lament that so little is known of WS, the fact is thatis known of him than of any other other author of the era unless that author be James I, King of England and Ireland, also James VI, King of Scotland Most of this lot of known things and it is indeed quite a bit and every documentary trace of it has been assembled by Samuel Schoenbaum Simply put, this is a remarkable book among the thousands of Shakespeare biographies that crowd onto a crowded shelf Although we often hear the lament that so little is known of WS, the fact is thatis known of him than of any other other author of the era unless that author be James I, King of England and Ireland, also James VI, King of Scotland Most of this lot of known things and it is indeed quite a bit and every docume...

  5. says:

    Really interesting deep dive into Shakespeare s tenure as a lodger on Silver Street Readable and fascinating for anyone who enjoys biographical works related to theatre Shakespeare Elizabethan history.

  6. says:

    I feel as if I ve been on a walk through the 16th century streets of London I ve seen the rooms where Shakespeare lodged whilst he was working in the city writing and acting in plays, corroborating with other writers and becoming involved in the personal lives of the Mountjoys tire makers.I ve seen the hard working business people and their ...

  7. says:

    A fascinating snapshot of a period in Shakespeare s life when he was staying as a lodger in the house of some flemish lace makers who made some of the elaborate head dressses worn in Elizabethan times He was apparently called as a character witness in a marriage dispute over the daughter dowry We know so little of the details of Shakespeare s later life as a successful actor and dramatist that even the facts detailed in this work start to fill in some of the gaps in the chronolgy of his life A fascinating snapshot of a period in Shakespeare s life when he was stay...

  8. says:

    Earlier this year I had read another bio of Shakespeare, Will in the World How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare I felt as thought I would do any moment run into Shakes in the streets of London.This bio is based onsuppositions than any other bio I have read of Shakespeare Charles Nicholl takes the reader to the very place of saying oooooh and ohhhh and then changes tracks The last section of the book is the best, tying up all the loose ends nicely Again I discover, as I did after readi Earlier this year I had read another bio of S...

  9. says:

    The Lodger Shakespeare, by Charles Nicholl, is a perfect complement to the phrase known, but unknown It is difficult, if not impossible, to think of any other literary figure who is so familiar to readers, theatre goers, students and even movie goers than William Shakespeare, and yet we know virtually nothing about the man s public or private life, his true features or even his biography Conjecture of the man is rampant the facts are much rarer to find.Charles Nicholl s book tries to bridg The Lodger Shakespeare, by Charles Nicholl, is a perfect complement to the phrase known, but unknown It is difficult, if not impossible, to think of any other literary figure who is so familiar to readers, theatre goers, students and even movie goers than William Shakespeare, and yet we know virtually nothing about the man s public or private life, his true features or even his biography Conjecture of the man is rampant the facts are much rarer to find.Charles Nicholl s book tries to bridge this chasm Working from a court document that Shakespeare attests to, Nicholl takes the reader into the world of 1612 The case involved a lawsuit that concerned Shakespeare s landlord While the details of the actual case are somewhat mun...

  10. says:

    As with any investigation of Shakespeare s life, there is a lot of conjecture, guesswork, and might have happeneds But this book also contains several contemporary and near contemporary records of Shakespeare and comments about him that I haven t seen elsewhere It gives interesting info about Shakespeare s collaborators that I hadn t seen before, and about the types of people Shakespeare associated with and would have been surrounded by, and how they and their occupations can be found in the p As with any investigation of S...

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