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Never Such a Fair Man on Their Side

“There was no man like Shakespeare for drawing pictures of good women. Women had never such a fair man on their side as Shakespeare. Even those that he did not approve of, he was never cruel or contemptuous to. 37 more words

George MacDonald

Lyrics #4 – Henry McLeary, Part VII, Act 1 (a half script)

One more time… you really had to be there, but you couldn’t be – just lonesome writer me again, this time writing in an unfamiliar environment. 2,171 more words


Reviewsday: A New Season of Upstart Crow Begins

Having thoroughly enjoyed the debut season of the BBC Two comedy series, Upstart Crow (which I blogged about here), I couldn’t wait for Season 2 to begin, which it did just two weeks ago–and I wasn’t disappointed. 253 more words


Sincerity, Silence and Stability: Cordelia’s Embodiment of Wisdom in King Lear

By Jenni Carey, School of the Ozarks

In Act I of Shakespeare’s King Lear, Goneril and Regan, Lear’s eldest daughters, choose to humor their aged father with embellished, empty expressions in order to gain wealth. 823 more words

Jenni Carey

2016/17: my year in review

I doubt many will have noticed but I’ve been mostly AWOL online since September 2016. This time last year I’d just finished my MA – a time of spectacular highs and terrible lows which ended in several nasty anxiety attacks on dissertation deadline day. 1,071 more words

Theatre Reviews

A night with Kenneth Branagh | Part 2

Last week, you got terrified of scissors watching Dead Again starring our star of the night, Kenneth Branagh. Tonight, how about some romance, comedy and Shakespeare? 831 more words


A New Story to Write


Holy cheese whiz guys.  🧀 I haven’t posted any updates on my novel journal since the semester started.  There’re a few reasons for that, I suppose.   238 more words

Creative Writing