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Coriolanus Before Shakespeare: Plutarch, Amyot, North

Shakespeare’s chief source for his great Roman plays — Julius Caesar, Antony and Cleopatra, and Coriolanus — was the writings of Plutarch, a Greek of the second century A.D. 1,945 more words


"Coriolanus" - Before Thoughts

All right, so I decided to start with Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, and it’s probably something that does get covered in college classes that concentrate on Shakespeare and Elizabethan poetry, etc, and may even crop up in high schools that include it in the curriculum (mine wasn’t, but that’s just me, so that’s what I have to go off of on including it in my list). 221 more words


Coriolanian Rage

I shall use this wrath
which eats my human heart
and feeds the beast inside me.

I shall distil anger
from my darkening soul
and mete it out as venom. 33 more words

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Coriolanus Act V

To finish off Coriolanus, we looked at just three scenes this week. We continued to see him reflected in his relationships to others – not only giving us a picture of Coriolanus through those who knew him; but also seeing the impact he has on others. 760 more words


Coriolanus Act IV

This week we saw Coriolanus banished from Rome, say his farewells to family and friends and form an alliance with his arch-enemy to take his revenge on those who had exiled him. 1,116 more words


Comedy Tomorrow, Tragedy Later: Shakespeare Tavern Sets Spring Line-Up

Comedy tomorrow, tragedy later this spring. The New American Shakespeare Tavern will welcome five productions to its stage this spring, with subjects ranging from comedy to tragedy to a classic American show (yes, you read that correctly). 327 more words


Need a Little Inspiration? Imagination Over Limitation is Hugo Martin's Credo

I thought you’d all enjoy the result of one LA actor/filmmaker’s journey making independent Shakespearean short films. He’s proof that, with an idea and a little experimentation, anything is possible. 72 more words

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