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The Tempest - Edinburgh Fringe Review

C Theatre

C Venue South Garden

22/08/17

I’m no purist when it comes to Shakespeare; adaptation and reinvention are part of what has kept the bard alive for the last few centuries. 319 more words

Review

Thinking About Shakespeare

My brother’s about to go into his final year of secondary school and he’s told us that he’ll be studying Macbeth in the run up to his final GCSE exams. 951 more words

Literature Pearls

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” Steve Jobs

“Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.” Victor Hugo

“I am not bound to please thee with my answer.” William Shakespeare… 45 more words

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Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, or As You Will. A Masquerade of Fools, Fooling and Con(wo)men.

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, or As You Will.

A Masquerade of Fools, Fooling and Con(wo)men.

 Burton Weltman

“The silliest woman can manage a clever man;

But it needs a clever woman to manage a fool.” 4,807 more words

Literature

Teaching Shakespeare: Best Play to Start?

I’ve been thinking about Shakespeare a lot recently–I’ve been getting into theater, I saw Something Rotten and read Twelfth Night this summer, I’m getting deeper into learning to teach English, and now my brother’s in high school and will be reading… 285 more words

Discussion

Why People "Hate" Shakespeare

A few months before my book, The Bard and the Bible, was published, I told a good friend how great it was, and she wrinkled her nose and said, “I hate Shakespeare.” 258 more words

Shakespeare

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I won’t stand in the way of your commitment to your narratives of the world
your insistence on expecting gloomy affairs and distrustful gestures
when my love, so so pure and timeless has enveloped you in prose and prayers… 272 more words

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