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William Shakespeare

1564 – 1616

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is probably the best known poet and playwright of the English language. He is considered by many to be the greatest poet and dramatist of all time. The plays he wrote nearly four hundred years ago for a small theater in London are now performed in more countries and more often than those of any other playwright.

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See the Liberty Matters online discussion on The Corrupting Influence of Power in Shakespeare’s Plays

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