shakespeare

Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakepeare

Stephen Greenblatt’s book Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare is an enlightening biographical study of not only William Shakespeare,…

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Becoming Shakespeare: The Unlikely Afterlife That Turned a Provincial Playwright into the Bard

Unlike most biographies, this one begins not with the birth, but with the death of its subject. Not much is…

1 month ago

Shakespeare’s Philosophy

Although he died nearly 400 years ago, William Shakespeare’s legacy continues to resonate today. His works, which include 37 plays,…

2 months ago

The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare

Shakespeare (Edinburgh Critical Guides) by Gabriel Egan The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare by Emma Smith Studying Shakespeare: A Guide to the…

5 months ago

Shakespeare: A Study and Research Guide

David M. Bergeron, professor of English at the University of Kansas, and Geraldo U. de Sousa, assistant professor of English…

6 months ago

How to Read a Shakespeare Play

How to Read a Shakespeare Play is part of a small series of “How To” books released by Blackwell Publishing and…

1 year ago

Shakespeare: The World as Stage

Bill Bryson’s concise biography of William Shakespeare is brilliantly written, humorously insightful, and entirely delightful. The prose is a well-crafted…

2 years ago

Love’s Labour Not Lost: Shakespeare and Marlowe Were Pen Pals

One of the most enduring controversies in literary history, which first surfaced in the 18th century, has surrounded William Shakespeare’s…

4 years ago

Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On: In The 21st Century, Shakespeare is Still a Class Act

Over four hundred years after his death (on April 23), William Shakespeare (1564–1616) remains the most widely read author of…

4 years ago

Not Lost in Translation: Old Writings May Hold Clues to Shakespeare’s Life

William Shakespeare (1564–1616) may be one of the most widely read English-language authors in history, but some aspects of his…

4 years ago