Created three since superfluous century back tragedies,
historical chronicles and the Shakespeare's comedies live till now,
excite and shake imagination of the spectators. The best theatres of the
world and the outstanding actors until now consider for themselves as
examination and happiness to put and to play his performance.
Having seen such performance or simply having read the play of
Shakespeare, you want, probably, to learn more about that, who has
created these products. But it not so is simple.
About life of the great playwright few items of information were
kept. Shakespeare did not write memoirs and did not conduct a diary.
There is no at us his correspondence with the contemporaries. The
manuscripts of the plays of Shakespeare were not kept also. We were
reached some by the documents, in which the different circumstances of
his life are mentioned. Each of these documents, even if in it some
words about Shakespeare, are investigated and is interpreted. As rare
historical values those are considered few клочки of a paper, on which
the dramatist’s hand writes some lines or simply there is his signature.
It was necessary to put a lot of work, which we could read now
about Shakespeare that each educated man should know about it.
William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 in small English
town Stratford, located on to the river Avon. His father was the
handicraftsman and merchant. The story about childhood and Shakespeare’s
youth is complete of colorful details. However science cannot recognize
as their quite authentic. When Shakespeare there was by little more than
20 years, he had suddenly to leave in Stratford. Young Shakespeare has
set off to London.
Having appeared in unfamiliar city without means, without of the
friends and familiar, he, as assert widespread of the legend, earned
the first time for life by that watched at theatre of the horses, on
which came famous sirs. Later Shakespeare began to serve at theatre. He
watched, that the actors in time should leave on a stage, copied roles,
happened, and replaced the prompter. By a word, long before, how the
great playwright has deduced on a stage of the heroes, he has learned
hard life of theatre.
Some years have passed. Shakespeare has begun to charge small
roles at the theatre later, which have received the name "Globe", which
performances were a success in London. The actor Shakespeare and did
not become, but his statements about actor's art, and main, magnificent
skill in construction of the play, testify to amazing knowledge of the
laws of a stage.
However, Shakespeare wrote not only play. His poems impressed of
the contemporaries also continue impress descendants by force of
feelings, by depth think, grace of the form. The readers can especially
well estimate Shakespeare’s sonnets, due to excellent translations.
But the main business for Shakespeare, passion by all him of
life was work of the playwright, creation of the plays.
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