William Shakespeare So was or was not, that's the question? Content : Life William Shakespeare ( baptised 26 April 1564; died 23 April 1616 ) was an English poet and playwright , widely regarded as the greatest writer in theEnglish language and the world's pre - eminent dramatist . He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon ". His surviving works, including some collaborations, consist of about 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. But recently discovered the secret of William Shakespeare… .. . Anonymous But few know that the name of Shakespeare is hidden a lot of mysteries, and unusual things. Sometimes it happens that behind the mask of a famous person is hidden completely different person, and not giving exact representation of this, we make the right decisions is not the case, deceived in its path. What will happen to our protagonist. Recently, screens out there are not many really interesting films, all some special effects blockbusters with continuous rather than plot. But recently released after a very interesnenky film that definitely deserves attention - this is Anonymous, shot by the famous American film director Roland Emerihom . Not so easy with William Shakespeare, according to the events of the film, a renowned Shakespeare in his life never wrote a letter, in fact - was not written at all, although the poor could read the bad. And before the fame Thou great dramatist to earn a living ordinary actor's performance on the stage of the then London theaters, and in between he loved fun walk, drink, eat and spend the night with London - stealing is not difficult behavior. A subtle disturbances of the soul, so characteristic of the heroes of Shakespeare's plays was the second as far as the plays themselves from, which was not involved. The question immediately arises, who then wrote all these great works, "Romeo and Juliet," "Hamlet," "King Lear", and many others, who is the author? Author - anonymous, hence the title of the film Romeo and Juliet King Lear Hamlet Romeo and Juliet In the story, the true author of Shakespeare's plays was a man - Edward de Vere , Earl of Oxford, a noble Englishman, to whom his many awards and insignia do not allow them to publish under his own name. For in those days of dark medieval theater is not enjoyed such honors as today. It was thought - the theater more fun dark folk, common people, and not worthy of the noble aristocrats Therefore, Edward de Vere , from early childhood endowed with great talent and passion for poetry, understandably, wanted to remain incognito, but instead give themselves their works under an assumed name . It was here that he came to hand, and actor - loser Shakespeare, who as fate would become the "author" of all his poems. Of course, the film is the art and can not claim to be scientific, but some doubt about the reality of authorship of Shakespeare (and even reality itself Shakespeare) there for a long time. The reconstructed theater "Globe" in London. The first doubts The first doubts about the authorship of Shakespeare have appeared in the 19th century. So it is believed that William Shakespeare - only pseudonym under which a group could sign the authors! - First - the documents of the time suggests that Shakespeare's parents, his wife, children, all were illiterate Second - authentic autographs of Shakespeare show that his handwriting is very neat is not, and even so - so writing, which gives reason to doubt he could write so much So look autographs of Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of playwright William Shakespeare about two young star - crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular archetypal stories of young, teenage lovers.