Who is known as the father of English drama?

  • Henry Fielding
  • William Shakespeare
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Robert Browning


William Shakespeare is known as the father of English drama.

1 thought on “Who is known as the father of English drama?”

Ranjith - May 1, 2018 @ 18:21


Actually we give the title to Shakespeare due to his merit and Reputation but the actuallly Christopher Marlowe considered as father of English Drama .He was the finest exponent of English Tragedy ,Blank Verse ,Soliloquies ,Reflect condition of Renaissance thinking in his plays. Later it was adopted by Shakespeare . Probably if he had lived long,Shakespeare might have been venerated much.Though Marlowe lived span of years .His contribution to English drama is infinite.

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