William Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s Philosophy

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

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10 Things You Might Not Know About William Shakespeare

1. Although we know that William Shakespeare was baptized on April 26th, 1564, his exact date of birth is unknown.…

3 weeks 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…

3 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…

4 months ago

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,…

5 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…

11 months ago

Bard and Beyond: Why Shakespeare Still Matters Today

Ah, William Shakespeare, the bard of Avon! There is perhaps no other name in the English language that evokes such…

1 year ago

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 year ago

From Stratford to Shanghai: An Interview with the Globetrotting Shakespeare Expert, Professor Michael Dobson

As the most influential and widely revered writer in the English language, William Shakespeare‘s (1564-1616) plays have captivated audiences around the…

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