Will's words : how William Shakespeare changed the way you talk


Jane Sutcliffe, John Shelley

No. of pages 40

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Jane Sutcliffe set out to write a book about William Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, in her own words, but what better words are there to use to write about the greatest writer in the English language than his very own? As readers will discover, Shakespeare is responsible for many familiar phrases used to this day, such as "what's done is done" and "too much of a good thing. So "the long and the short of it" is.. Shakespeare changed the English language forever.

 

This book features the following character:

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright and actor. He wrote plays, sonnets and verse and is regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English Language. Son of a glove maker, he was born here in 1564 in Stratford Upon Avon and was educated at King Edward VI school. Many of Shakespeare's plays were performed at the Globe Theatre in London which has ben recreated - see here. Shakespeare died in 1616 and is buried in Holy Trinity Church in the town of his birth.

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