Macbeth, hands down, should be number one as it is the best of shakespeare's works (at least in my opinion) i have read 5 of the works listed (as i am only in high school and haven't had the vocabulary or analysis skills to read more earlier. On the other hand, on william shakespeare's side, we know of at least twenty-three times that william shakespeare's name appeared in documents as a writer or playwright during his lifetime his work was several times criticized, parodied and discussed with his name being referred to as author. Shakespeare’s approach to reality, which he represents by means of poetic imagery, is manifested in his abundant use of anachronisms (such as the presence of a duke in ancient athens or of billiards in ancient egypt), in the arbitrary location of the action (places being sometimes precisely defined and sometimes not indicated at all), in the. Who is the best english writer in the world update cancel answer wiki 5 answers peter belos, so, in no particular order, here is our pick of the top 10 english writers of all time: jane austen 1775 – 1817 however, without a second thought, love to call william shakespeare as the greatest writer 782 views view 2 upvoters elisa.
William shakespeare h e may be britain's greatest writer, celebrated 400 years on for his body of plays and sonnets but william shakespeare left one other long-forgotten legacy, it has been. 4) ability to turn a phrase many of the common expressions now thought to be clichés were shakespeare's creations chances are you use shakespeare's expressions all the time even though you may not know it is the bard you are quoting. Yup, he was the greatest writer of all time, but he also knew how to cope with censorship, the secret police and the absence of anything that we would call pluralist democracy. At the same time as being an active novel writer, tolstoy also kept up with lots of correspondence he was also in touch with his readers from around the world among his notable penpals was mahatma gandhi, who, like tolstoy, believed that evil cannot be fought with force or hate.
3 a b c william shakespeare (1564-1616) william shakespeare was an english poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist. If, as jaques from “as you like it,” says, “all the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players,” then perhaps william shakespeare was the greatest pretender. Rhys ifans as edward de vere, 17th earl of oxford in 'anonymous' if the kennedy assassination doesn’t interest you, and you’ve got a few extra years on your hands, you might want to look into the debate over who wrote william shakespeare’s plays welcome to the morass. My answer is based purely on personal taste and opinion since the word greatest has many implications othello could certainly work as shakespeare's greatest hero he, in many ways, is a victim.
Men have no right to put the well-being of the present generation wholly out of the question perhaps the only moral trust with any certainty in our hands is the care of our own time aldous huxley english writer 1894-1963. William shakespeare the english playwright, poet, and actor william shakespeare (1564-1616) is generally acknowledged to be the greatest of english writers and one of the most extraordinary creators in human history. In honor of the 400th anniversary of william shakespeare’s death, time compiled the 15 most beloved quotes from his 38 plays using a semi-scientific method: we scrolled through three different. William shakespeare - literary criticism: during his own lifetime and shortly afterward, shakespeare enjoyed fame and considerable critical attention the english writer francis meres, in 1598, declared him to be england’s greatest writer in comedy and tragedy. Shakespeare is most definitely not the greatest writer of all time in fact, i'm inclined to agree with others that there is no such greatest writer of all time his works are dreary and shallow however, if any such writer came close to being the great writer of all time, i believe it would be emily bronte.
William shakespeare was a great english playwright, dramatist and poet who lived during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries shakespeare is considered to be the greatest playwright of all time. More shakespearean productions are being produced worldwide than of all other classic dramatists together a work of criticism on shakespeare is published every 11 minutes. Contributions of william shakespeare to english literature william shakespeare was an english poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the english language and the world's preeminent dramatist his surviving works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several shorter poems.
Here are 20 great quotes about shakespeare from the top creative minds past and present: 1 ralph waldo emerson he was not of an age, but for all time “if i say that shakespeare is the greatest of intellects, i have said all concerning him but there is more in shakespeare’s intellect than we have yet seen. Shakespeare wrote at a time when the feudal, aristocratic world was being replaced by a new one based on commercial expansionism and individualism although he often wrote about kings and queens, these were not the god-appointed, mystically guided monarchs of ethereal thoughts and lofty morals found in medieval literature. William shakespeare he is known as the greatest writer of all time, and is also the man of words he has written countless plays, poems, and many other writings while being best known for being an english national poet, this man is considered to be the greatest dramatist of all time. It is now time to put an end to the controversy, once and for all, by bringing the big guns of technology to bear on it.
The third period ending around 1610 marks perhaps the apex of shakespeare's work with the tragedies, hamlet, othello, macbeth, king lear but also comedies such as twelfth night, all's well that ends well and the epic history play, antony and cleopatra. William shakespeare is widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the english language he was born on or around 23 april 1564 in stratford-upon-avon, the eldest son of john shakespeare, a prosperous glover and local dignitary, and mary arden, the daughter of a wealthy farmer. This is a highly personal question on a highly contentious topic in a highly subjective field consequently, i can only give my own opinion and an account of the path i took to get there no, i do not believe shakespeare is the greatest writer tha.