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Letters of Anna Seward

Source: Anna Seward, letter to Sophia Weston, in Letters of Anna Seward: written between the years 1784 and 1807 (Edinburgh: A. Constable, 1811), pp. 165-266… 323 more words

United Kingdom

Daniel H. Pink and the book ‘To Sell Is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others’

The idea that we are constantly performing, or a short step from there selling, one of the truisms of life dating back to William Shakespeare… 347 more words

Books

Lost in the Forest of Arden

Disrupting gender expectations would seem to be an easy task for a play like As You Like It. Reveling in the language of love and flirtation, the action covers secret identities, power grabs, bold set-ups, and dramatic reveals. 635 more words

Theater

"You are not 'Ipse,' for I am he!": Re-posting no. 58 of 100 Reasons Shake-speare was Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford

One scene in the Shakespeare plays, viewed through the lens of de Vere as the dramatist, is so starkly illuminating that it quickly shatters the myth that the author could have been William Shakspere. 1,311 more words

Authorship

Orlando's Lesson

A short post this week, and maybe none next week, because I have to travel to care for my father, who has suffered a turn in his health. 495 more words

"All the world’s a stage ..."

All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players;
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts, 192 more words

Stage To Screen: As You Like It

As You Like It is one of Shakespeare’s later and more mysterious works, although it contains a lot of famous lines, such as “All the world’s a stage.” Thought to be… 1,516 more words

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