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Shakespeare Piece of the Day: Troilus and Cressida (07/06/15)

Taken from the Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Troilus and Cressida

ACT III, SCENE III. The Grecian camp. Before Achilles’ tent.

Enter AGAMEMNON, ULYSSES, DIOMEDES, NESTOR, AJAX, MENELAUS, … 920 more words

Poetry

Scrimer is the Shakespearean Word Of The Day (07/06/15)

Scrimer (n.)

Scrimer means fencer, swordsman.  Scrimer is cited in William Shakespeare’s Hamlet (Ham IV.vii.99) Claudius says to Laertes, about the French: “The scrimers of their nation.” 25 more words

Poetry

Shakespeare's Birthday Headshot Tip No.1

As we are celebrating the great English bard’s 448th birthday today I thought I’d reveal a little know, recently discovered text by him called ‘Shakespeare’s Top Ten Tips For a Great Headshot’ and I’ve managed to get a sneak preview of tip no.1. 9 more words

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Which Shakespeare plays are these movies based on?

Shakespeare’s plays have been reimagined countless times over the years – and many film-makers have borrowed from the Bard when creating new works.

Below are eight films that are based on, or inspired by, plays written by Shakespeare. 55 more words

Film

Sunday Sonnet - 05 July 2015

Let’s have some fun today. Some four hundred years Shakespeare evidently did, composing this delicious sonnet about the betrayals of a bisexual love triangle. Here the Young Man of the earlier sonnets intersects with the Dark Lady of the later sonnets. 345 more words

Krieg der Dosen

Foreign Affairs 2015 – Forced Entertainment: Complete Works: Table Top Shakespeare (Regie: Tim Etchells)

Von Sascha Krieger

Es ist ein Festival des Marathontheaters, das Matthias von Hartz mit der diesjährigen Ausgabe von Foreign affairs auf die Beine gestellt hat. 756 more words

Deutsch

Entry #3: The Shakespeare Debacle

Throughout time and space, there has been a constant debate on whether William Shakespeare stole/plagiarized the stage plays that made his legacy. It’s been a terrible on-going conflict among human scholars and conspiracy theorists alike. 343 more words

Fiction