Shakespeare. Exam Review

Shakespeare. Exam Review - Shakespeare Plays 1st Exam...

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Shakespeare Plays 1 st Exam Review Before… 1066: Norman Invasion 1070: William the Conqueror asks (?) Jews of Rouen, France to emigrate to England 1110-1135: Henry I gives Jews some freedoms o Owning some pieces of property 1290: Edward I (Longshanks) expels the Jews o 1655: Oliver Cromwell revokes expulsion 1337-1453: 100 Years War with France “Foreign” 1455-1485: War of the Roses, Yorkists vs. Lancasterians o Plantagenant Family The Reformation 1517: Martin Luther 1530: Henry “the perv” VIII o Tudor: Henry VII (Richmond) o Wants a divorce- breaks from Rome o Wants to become the Supreme Head of the Catholic church o Shakespeare’s Queen Elizabeth: Henry VIII grandaughter Largest transference of land since Norman Invasion (1066-Wiliam the Conqueror) **1623** First folio published Published 7 years after his death Arbitrariness o Comedies, tragedies, histories o Romances come later on Unstable, synthetic text
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Plays Richard III (1592) 4 th in tetralogy Richard (Duke of Gloucester) o Brothers George (Duke of Clarence)
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This note was uploaded on 06/26/2008 for the course MEMS 367 taught by Professor Gregerson during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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