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QotW: 18 June 2018 (#46)

‘We don’t like mavericks here …’

– is what I was told some years back at my first school.  My first school, just to be clear …

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 1, Act 5, Scene 1 (What is Honor?)

Prince Henry: Why, thou owest God a death.

Exit Prince Henry

Falstaff: ‘Tis not due yet; I would be loath to pay him before… 140 more words

Literature

Should You Read It?-Honorable Mentions Part 21

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Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Julien Choy, and Crystal S. Chan

Genre: Manga/Classic Literature/Drama

Rating: 4/5

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'Henry IV' Review: Tom Hanks & Hamish Linklater Give Charismatic Pulse To Shakespeare Classic

For the average theatergoer, going to a production of a William Shakespeare play can either be an enlightening night of poetic culture or it can feel like homework. 882 more words

Breaking News

Exploring Shakespeare's Sonnets - Sonnet 1

Shakespeare’s sonnets explore themes such as love, beauty and the passage of time in the most exquisite manner I have ever encountered. How can anyone not be enamoured with Sonnet 18? 1,020 more words

Poetry

Gillian Murphy and Cory Stearns

Gillian Murphy as “Juliet” and Cory Stearns as “Romeo”, “Romeo and Juliet” choreography by Sir Kenneth MacMillan, music by Sergei Prokofiev Сергей Прокофьев, based on the romantic tragedy by William Shakespeare, American Ballet Theatre… 19 more words

Unique

Johnson's Criticism of Shakespeare's 'Cymbeline' and the Problematic Nature of Dark Comedy

‘To remark on the folly of the fiction, the absurdity of the conduct, the confusion of the names, and manners of different times, and the impossibility of events in any system of life, were to waste criticism upon unresisting imbicility…’ 1,469 more words

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