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Making things right

yesterday morning (sunday 23rd), 8.48-8.58am, on bbc radio 4
shylock’s mock appeal (presented by howard jacobson) (in the a point of view series)

“Howard Jacobson applauds the granting of an appeal by Shylock in a mock trial in Venice as a symbolic revoking of a bad decision.

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36. See a Shakespeare play at The Globe

I’m totally mad about the Bard. The module of study I did on Shakespeare during my OU degree was one of the most enjoyable study-experiences I’ve had, and introduced me to some plays and sonnets that I didn’t previously know. 605 more words


He has been nicknamed that way by my deceased father. He is my neighbor and is dead. I don’t feel like visiting him, paying tributes to his corpse. 62 more words

The sky is crying

This is what we have today. Heaven must be weeping over the stumbles of the Chosen One, who spake loudly and profanely of his desire to be fruitful and multiply with ladies of the female persuasion to whom he was not bound by holy matrimony. 136 more words

Deep Political Thought

September's book club choice. Shylock is my name by Howard Jacobson

Though I’m posting this in October, it was the September choice of my book club. It is a book that split the readers between those who liked it and half who had no kind words to say! 426 more words


Bard on the Beach announces 2017 lineup

The 28th Bard season, running from June 1 to September 23, 2017, features four Shakespeare plays plus a short-run contemporary drama; together they will take audiences from ancient Greece to modern-day Venice and Vancouver. 237 more words


Putting Shakespeare on trial

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

IN the world of Shakespearean characters, few are as reviled as Richard III. “The Crookback King”, as he was nicknamed, had a hunchback, a limp and a withered left arm. 753 more words

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