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16. Cultural Development in the 17th Century

The 17 Century was characterized by golden age of literature. Collections of sonnets, lyric and epic poems, adventure novels were published. The famous writers were: F. Sydney, T. W. Campion, Raleigh, Milton etc. One of the most outstanding person were W. Shakespeare. He was the author of the five great tragedies (among others): “Romeo and Juliet” (1594-1595), “Hamlet” (1600), “King Lear”, “Macbeth” (1605-1606) and “Othello” (1604-1605). He also wrote comedies such as “The Taming of the Shrew” (1594), “The Merchant of Venice” (1597), and others. New directions in architecture had appeared - baroque and classicism.

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