Gerald Eades Bentley

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General Information

Name: Gerald Eades Bentley

Pen Name: None

Born: 1969 in Brazil, Indiana

Died: July 25, 1994, in Hightown, NJ

Illinois Connection

Taught at both the University of Illinois (1923-1926) and the University of Chicago (1929-1945).

Biographical and Professional Information

Gerald Eades Bentley was an authority on seventeenth-century English drama. He was a scholar, and educator as well as an author.

Published Works

  • The Jacobean and Caroline Stage , Claredon Press, 1941
  • Shakespeare and Johnson, University of Chicago Press, 1945
  • The Swan of Avon and the Bricklayer of Westminster, Princeton University Press, 1948
  • The Arte of Angling, 1577, Princeton University Press, 1956
  • Shakespeare, A Biographical Handbook, Yale University Press, 1961
  • Shakespeare and His Theatre, University of Nebraska Press, 1994
  • The Profession of Dramatist in Shakespeare`s Time, Princeton University Press, 1971
  • The Profession of Player in Shakespeare`s Time, 1590-1642, Princeton University Press, 1984
  • The Profession of Dramatist and Player in Shakespeare`s Time, Princeton University Press, 1986

Titles at Your Library

The Jacobean and Caroline stage;: Dramatic companies and players

Release Date: 1966

Shakespeare and Jonson: their reputations in the seventeenth century compared

ASIN: B0007DK23A
Release Date: 1965

The swan of Avon and the bricklayer of Westminster

ASIN: B0007G5I54
Release Date: 1946

Arte of Angling

ISBN: 069106007X
Release Date: 1958-03-01

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Shakespeare: A Biographical Handbook.

ISBN: 0300000219
Release Date: 1961

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Shakespeare and His Theatre (Landmark Edition)

ISBN: 0803202202
Release Date: 1976-06-01

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Profession of Dramatist in Shakespeare's Time, 1590-1642 (Princeton Legacy Library)

ISBN: 0691062056
Release Date: 1972-02-21

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Literary Awards


External Links

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