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  • 26 Apr 2016

    What does Shakespeare mean to you?

    This weekend, 400 years after his death, Shakespeare was commemorated¬†all over the world. This in itself is a testament to the legacy left by the playwrite, who is recognised and loved by all. Our Shakespeare authors have been providing us with some intruiging insights on what Shakespeare means to them, and the wider culture today […]

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  • 19 Jan 2016
    William Shakespeare. Photo: Elliott Brown via Creative Commons.

    Into The Intro: Toward a New Shakespeare Biography

    We delve Into The Intro of author James Shapiro's chapter Toward A New Shakespeare Biography from Shakespeare Survey 58 (2005), to examine the challenges of writing the Bard's biography.

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  • 23 Apr 2014

    Romeo and Juliet: Love and Death in the Digital Age

    To honor the distance we've come and the things that have stayed the same in the 450 years since Shakespeare was born, we've recreated Romeo and Juliet in iMessages and Tweets. Two of the most famous fictional teenagers of the last four hundred years would have fit right in to our digital universe. If only Juliet got service in the Capulet crypt and Romeo had thought to check his phone.

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