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My Week 2017, vol. 26

Every now and then, you realize time is moving along. You do with that knowledge whatever you want. You appreciate what is right in front of you. 1,317 more words


A world of casual bigotry darkens: Freewill Shakespeare Festival revisits The Merchant of Venice. A review

By Liz Nicholls, 12thnight.ca

Vivacious women, high-spirited men, spontaneous dancing, drinks and keep ‘em coming…. Venetian cafe society is in a festive mood at the start of the absorbing production currently bringing one of Shakespeare’s most troubling plays outdoors into an Edmonton summer dusk. 1,027 more words

Edmonton Theatre

The perils of not suffering from Shakespearitis

To be or not to be a die-hard fan of a particular literary figure is perhaps decided by our Guardian Angels. Mines have been benevolent and ensured that I suffer from acute Wodehousitis. 1,520 more words

P G Wodehouse

Review: The Merchant of Venice

Book Review
3 of 5 stars to The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare. My review is an excerpt from a paper I wrote on appearance versus reality in Shakespeare’s plays. 1,125 more words

Book Reviews

The Merchant of Venice

At a Glance: A Venetian merchant defaults on his loan from a Jewish usurer and is saved by his best friend’s fiancee dressed as man.  705 more words
Early Modern Drama

The Ties that Bind, one


Fuck it all.

I have to start somewhere.


My wound is deep,

My credit is low,

But my worth is high.

Where to start. 55 more words


Review: Kill Shakespeare Juliet #1

Kill Shakespeare: Juliet #1 is kind of an Elseworlds story set in a world where all of Shakespeare’s plays happened in a shared universe. (Most of them did happen in Italy so this kind of makes sense.) More specifically, it’s a world where Romeo died, and his lover Juliet lives on. 533 more words