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Shakespeare Saturday: Twitter also Loves Willy

Hey readers! Happy Saturday! I’m supposed to be doing a show – it’s intermission… this is totally allowed – so today’s post will be short and sweet. 47 more words

Wrath of Khan - Literate Sci-Fi

“How do you feel Jim?”

Do you ever read a book or watch a movie as a kid who was maybe too young to do so, and think… 1,277 more words


A Day Out In... Stratford-upon-Avon

“All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players”William Shakespeare, ‘As You Like It’

So, after a week of radio silence on my blog (and lacking motivation whilst simultaneously having university work to do), I spent my very sunny Saturday in the birth place of William Shakespeare himself: Stratford-upon-Avon. 598 more words

CFP: Karl Marx 200th anniversary - Shakespeare special issue

Call for Papers

For a special issue of Shakespeare: A Journal marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx, we are inviting submissions of papers, related to the issue’s central topic of investigating Marx’s impact, in a broad sense, on Shakespeare studies, either by exemplifying it in your own way or by commenting directly on it. 82 more words


Assignments for March 28

We’ll spend a bit more time with Shakespeare’s sonnets before moving on. Adding to the three sonnets you already read (1, 20, and one of your choosing), you should read the rest of the Shakespeare sonnets in the packet and write down three ideas of what kind of relationship Shakespeare is depicting in the sonnets: 396 more words


And Now a Brief Word...

Brevity is the soul of wit.[*] (Polonius, Hamlet, Act 2, Scene 2, line 92)—William Shakespeare

Perhaps it’s winter’s elision into Spring, but I feel like it’s time for change, to experiment (a bit) with my writing here at the…

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Shakespeare in love

O, Lord please give me your sword,
They gave me the frame to shame.
How princess displays then her powerness in battle,
and I just thought it was the Kentucky Shuffle… 81 more words

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