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Play Review: Coriolanus

Coriolanus by William Shakespeare

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I enjoyed this play so much! This is the story of Marcius, a noble general in the armies of Rome who wins renown in battle, is renamed Coriolanus, and is promoted to consul. 470 more words


Coriolanus by William Shakespeare

Coriolanus by William Shakespeare

Genre: Drama
Page #: 339
Published in: 2009
Publisher: Simon & Schuster


Official Synopsis:

Set in the earliest days of the Roman Republic, Coriolanus begins with the common people, or plebeians, in armed revolt against the patricians. 408 more words


Sir Ian McKellen: Shakespeare on Stage, Screen & Elsewhere


WHEN: 6/4

Sir Ian McKellen is telling the BFI audience about his relationship with Shakespeare because the venue has put his Richard III… 382 more words


You Say Coriolahnus, I Say Coriolaynus

I may as well say it up front: my usual method for dealing with Shakespeare plays doesn’t work with Coriolanus. However, in my defense, I think that’s less an indictment of my method than it is an indication of how inscrutable and difficult it is to make sense of this play. 947 more words

Themes In Shakespeare

I think Macbeth wins it. After reading these, you will go to sleep in fear...

If thou hast slain Lysander in his sleep,
Being o’er shoes in blood, plunge in the deep,

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Act III, scene II…

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'Coriolanus' by William Shakespeare [Book Review]

Today I finally plucked up the courage to finish reading Coriolanus by William Shakespeare for my next MA English essay (and the 2016 Reading Challenge… 362 more words

General Musings


I went and watched a play written my William Shakespheare. He wrote this story 400 years ago and since I like to tell stories I thought I would give the Readers Digest version to anyone who’s interested. 1,307 more words