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Why is Shakespeare's poetry sometimes called Elizabethan?

William Shakespeare got his start as a writer during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603). During her time on the English throne, literature and the arts flourished. After her death this period became known as the Elizabethan Period; the literature written during this same time is frequently referred to as Elizabethan Literature. Shakespeare also wrote during the time of King James I who succeeded Queen Elizabeth in 1603. Historians refer to his reign as the Jacobean Period.

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