Related History & Literature on Shmoop
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Sample of Related History & Literature on Shmoop
- Shakespeare Biography
Here's a brief overview of Shakespeare's life and times, including info from his childhood, his marriage to Anne Hathaway (no, not that Anne Hathaway), and his life as a playwright.
- Hamlet and T. S. Eliot
In T. S. Eliot's The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, the poem's title character is so indecisive that he compares himself to (who else?) Hamlet.