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Elizabethan Classics

  • Interesting Facts and information about Elizabethan Classics
  • Authors who created the Elizabethan Classics
  • Elizabethan Literature
  • Elizabethan Classics written by famous authors and playwrights such as Shakespeare, Fletcher, Marlow & Beaumont

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Elizabethan Classics

 

Elizabethan Classics
This was the golden era of Elizabethan Classics.
The Playwrights and Authors who lived during the Elizabethan era were truly groundbreaking. This was the Renaissance and the time of new ideas and new learning.  Some of the greatest English literature of all time was written during this period. Many of the Elizabethan classics of literature including those of William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlow, Beaumont, Kyd and Fletcher are detailed on this page in a timeline format.

 
 
 

The most famous of the Playwrights and Authors of Elizabethan classics are as follow:

Famous Playwrights and Authors of Elizabethan Classics
 

Christopher Marlow - Playwright and Author of Elizabethan Classics   

1564 - 1593

Francis Beaumont - Playwright and Author of Elizabethan Classics

1584 - 1616

John Fletcher - Playwright and Author of Elizabethan Classics

1579 - 1625

Thomas Middleton  - Playwright and Author of Elizabethan Classics  

1580 - 1627

Thomas Kyd  - Playwright and Author of Elizabethan Classics   

1558 - 1594

 

Famous Elizabethan Classics - the Playwrights, Authors and their works
Listed below are details of the Elizabethan Classics of Literature:

Elizabethan Classics
 

1588 Greene's Pandosto

1594 Marlowe's Edward II

1588 Marlowe's Dr. Faustus

1595 Sidney's An Apologia for Poetrie

1590 Spenser's Faerie Queen (1-3)

1596 Spenser's Faerie Queen (4-6)

1590 Marlowe's The Jew of Malta

1598 Jonson Every Man in his Humour

1591 Sidney'sAstrophil and Stella

1599 Jonson Every Man out of his Humour

1592 Kyd's The Spanish Tragedy

1600 Kemp's Nine Daies Wonder

1594 Greene - Friar Bacon & Friar Bungay

1600 Dekker's Shoemaker's Holiday

 
 

 

1600 Jonson Cynthia's Revels
1607 Tourneur's The Revenger's Tragedy

1613 Beaumont and Fletcher The Scornful Lady

1601 Jonson Poetaster
1609 Ben Jonson's The Silent Woman

1614 Jonson's Bartholomew Fayre

1603 Jonson Sejanus
1610 Ben Jonson's The Alchemist

1614 Webster's Duchess of Malfi

1604 Marston's The Malcontent

1610 Beaumont and Fletcher Philaster

1614 Sir Walter Raleigh's History of the World

1605 Jonson Volpone

1611 Beaumont and Fletcher The Maid's Tragedy

1616 Ben Jonson's Workes published in folio

1605 Bacon's The Advancement of Learning

1611 Beaumont and Fletcher A King and No King

1618 Beaumont and Fletcher The Humorous Lieutenant

1606 Ben Jonson's Volpone
1611 Ben Jonson's Catiline
1624 Thomas Middleton A Game at Chess

1607 Beaumont and Fletcher Knight of the Burning Pestle

1612 Webster's The White Devil

 

Famous Elizabethan Classics by William Shakespeare
Listed below are details of the Elizabethan Classics of English Literature by William Shakespeare:
 

1592  Henry VI Part I
1598  Much Ado About Nothing
1606  Macbeth
1592  Henry VI, Part II
1598  Henry V
1606  Antony and Cleopatra
1593  Henry VI, Part III
1599  As You Like It
1607  Coriolanus
1594  Titus Andronicus
1601  Richard II
1607  Timon of Athens
1594  The Comedy of Errors
1600  Richard III
1608  Pericles
1594  Taming of the Shrew
1600  Hamlet
1611  Tempest
1594  Two Gentlemen of Verona
1600  The Merry Wives of Windsor
1611  Macbeth
1594  Love's Labour's Lost
1602  Twelfth Night
1611  The Winter's Tale
1595  Romeo and Juliet
1602  All's Well That Ends Well
1612  Henry VIII
1595  A Midsummer Night's Dream
1604  Troilus and Cressida
1612  The Two Noble Kinsmen
1596  The Merchant of Venice
1604  Measure for Measure
1623 Publication of  First Folio
1597  Henry IV, Part I
1604  Othello
 
1597  Henry IV, Part II
1606  King Lear
 
 

Interesting Facts and Information about Elizabethan Classics
Some interesting facts and information about Elizabethan Classics by the greatest authors and playwrights of the period.

Elizabethan Classics

  • Interesting Facts and information about Elizabethan Classics
  • Authors who created the Elizabethan Classics
  • Authors and  Literature
  • Elizabethan Classics written by famous authors and playwrights such as Shakespeare, Fletcher, Marlow & Beaumont
  • Interesting Facts and information about Elizabethan Classics
 
 

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