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Episode 68 - Coriolanus, the Final Chapter

After much ado, many conflicts, we’re finally here! It is the end of Coriolanus. How does his grisly end unfold? Who will be pivotal to the end of his career? 48 more words


Coriolanus Acts 1 and 2


I’ll fight with none but thee; for I do hate thee
Worse than a promise-breaker.
We hate alike:
Not Afric owns a serpentI abhor… 713 more words


"I - Banish - You!" The 1980s BBC Coriolanus.

According to one set of programme notes, director Elijah Moshinsky wished to inject “an undercurrent of homoeroticism” into this fight scene between Caius Marcius (not yet Coriolanus) and Aufidius.   693 more words

The Limitations of Coriolanus

(1.1 Shown Above – some photographs capturing the play Coriolanus, a production by the Donmar Warehouse, and directed by Josie Rourke)

The production of Coriolanus (based on the work of William Shakespeare) was a play that I had been very interested in viewing since the late 2013 – other than the obvious motivation of Tom Hiddleston as the lead, Caius Marcius, and the presence of other well-known actors such as Mark Gatiss, the production occurred during a time when I had been reminiscent regarding my decision not to pursue English Literature onto key stage five – and my lack of appreciation for the text at the time. 719 more words



“Whatever is received is received according to the manner of the receiver.” -Thomas Aquinas

Perhaps due to the inclement weather yesterday afternoon, only a small crowd gathered at… 423 more words


Reading With Righteous Indignation

Reading with Righteous Indignation

Harry Potter is appalling.  It’s not the witches, wizards, giants and big snakes.  What is so gob-smackingly awful is Hogwarts, a posh English private school reinvented as the be-all and end-all of fantasy.  816 more words


Episode 67 - Coriolanus - Exiled!

It’s a new year and a new breath of fresh on the Partial Historian breeze! Oh wait, what’s that? Could it be … Coriolanus? Indeed it is! 63 more words