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Is It Possible to Have a Love Like The Kind Depicted in Shakespeare's Plays?

With the death (and supposed birth) anniversary of William Shakespeare upon us, the usual reflection on the beloved bard’s breadth of work comes into “play.” While seemingly every aspect of his work has been scrutinized, the one element people seem to always take at face value is the all-consuming type of love between his characters. 259 more words

Genna Rivieccio

Shake a spear, it's Will's 451st Birthday

Today is the traditionally observed birthday of William Shakespeare. It is known he was born in 1564, which makes this the 451st birthday.

The Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre… 628 more words


Purple Passages with the Bard of Avon

Spring cleaning!

I have thrown out (read that, recycled) piles of files during the past two weeks. One I kept, though, was a Shakespeare file. 373 more words


Pick Yourself Up, Dust Yourself Off...

…and start all over again!

But not tonight. Tonight I’ve already restarted the “everyday blog” with a bit of a meditation on the stage managing adventure… 163 more words

All Roads Lead To Will

The Shakespeare Room: State Library of NSW- into the bosom of Shakespeareana.

We visited the Shakespeare Room in the State Library today. This room is a wonderful expression of how much Shakespeare has meant to the Australian colony since the time of Captain Cook. 399 more words

Literature: An Introduction

Shakespeare and Douglass: Giving Speech to the Soul

In the eighth chapter of his autobiography, Frederick Douglass describes the loneliness that alone attends his grandmother in her final days. 1,579 more words