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William D'Avenant

(1606—1668) poet, playwright, and theatre manager


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The impact of William Davenant (1606–1668) on the history of English drama cannot be overestimated. Davenant (sometimes written D'Avenant) is better known today for his Shakespearean adaptations—particularly The Tempest (premiere ...

Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism.


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