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After centuries of getting sole credit, Oxford says Shakespeare will share a byline for Henry VI

LONDON — The Bard was not a solo act.

Oxford University Press’ new edition of William Shakespeare’s works will credit Christopher Marlowe as co-author of the three Henry VI plays, underscoring that the playwright collaborated with others on some of his most famous works. 559 more words


Christopher Marlowe will finally get credit for co-writing some of Shakespeare's plays

The Oxford University Press will credit Christopher Marlowe as the co-writer in William Shakespeare’s three Henry VI plays, after a research conducted by 23 international scholars supported the theory of his contribution. 250 more words

17. God rest you and keep you from harm — Caterina

May 11, 1286

To my Confessor and Savior, Fratello Lorenzo

Kind Fratello, I recommend my soul unto your good graces — please hear my sins and absolve me as much as is befitting. 1,010 more words


Why Read?

Regular readers of the blog, and those who know me will be well aware that I love reading.  This hasn’t always been a passion and love of mine however.  920 more words


A Midsummer Nights Dream Movie (1909 Adaption)

My Shakespeare lesson revolves around the play, A Midsummer Nights Dream. I thought this play would be perfect to introduce kids to Shakespeare, as they would love the fairies, kings and queens, magic, and the mystical forest. 41 more words

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Sonnet 73: That Time of Year Thou Mayst in Me Behold by William Shakespeare | Wednesday, October 19, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

That time of year thou mayst in me behold When yellow leaves, or none, or few, do hang Upon those boughs which shake against the cold, Bare ruined choirs, where late the sweet birds sang.

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Middle Aged Rage