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Let Us Sit Upon the Ground and Speculate About the Life of Shakespeare

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In Shakespeare Revealed, René Weis offers a well-written, highly readable, consistent, and quite traditional biography of Shakespeare, based on...
 
 
A Voyage to Shakespeare's Everyday

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In the steps of his highly successful A History of the World in 100 Objects, British Museum director Neil...
 
 
A Reminder that Shakespeare Is Not Always for All Time

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In The Tainted Muse, critic and playwright Robert Brustein casts a look at what is for the modern reader...
 
 
Shakespeare at Home in Afghanistan

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Experiential writing can sometimes fall into the trap of being written in a laconic, drawling manner. Often, the writing...
 
 
Shakespeare's Justice

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In A Thousand Times More Fair, legal scholar Kenji Yoshino offers a superb example of how the reading of...
 
 
The Theatrical and the Operatic

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No composer has more successfully set Shakespeare to music more often than Giuseppe Verdi, with his early, fascinating and...
 
 
The Book of Twelfth Night: A Work of Unfinished Potential

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Wayne Myers’s The Book of “Twelfth Night, or What You Will”: Musings on Shakespeare’s Most Wonderful (and Erotic) Play...
 
 
James Shapiro on Shakespeare at the Turn of Centuries and Cultures

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James Shapiro opens his narrative with the close-up, confidential tone of a detective novel. In his first paragraph he...
 
 
Shakespeare 101, and a Pleasant Read as Well

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Stanley Wells is one of the most eminent and erudite of Shakespearean scholars, and while there are many who...
 
 
Proving Shakespeare's Authorship Instead of Disproving Other Candidates

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Unfortunately the subtitle to Scott McCrea's The Case for Shakespeare: The End of the Authorship is both inaccurate and...
 
 
 
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