William Shakespeare

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

“Thou Art Translated”: Alexa Huang on William Shakespeare’s Enduring Global Appeal

Widely regarded as the most significant writer in the English language, William Shakespeare's (1564-1616) plays have been translated into more than 80…

9 years ago

Much Ado About Something: Dennis Kennedy on William Shakespeare’s Enduring Global Appeal

Considered by many to be the best dramatist in the English language, William Shakespeare (1564–1616) wrote comedies, tragedies, as well as history plays that…

10 years ago

Much Ado About Something: Happy Birthday, Dear Shakespeare!

"I have immortal longings in me." So sayeth William Shakespeare in Act 5, Scene 2 of Antony and Cleopatra. In…

10 years ago

Shakespeare As You Like It: Peter Holland’s View of The Bard’s Life and Works

Considered by many to be the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare (1564–1616) was an English playwright and poet. His…

11 years ago

To Be Or Not To Be: Colin McGinn Dissects The Philosophy of WIlliam Shakespeare’s Plays

William Shakespeare (1564–1616) is best known as the greatest writer in the English language, but he was also a philosopher of…

12 years ago

William Shakespeare

Considered by many to be the greatest writer in the English language, William Shakespeare (1564–1616) was an English playwright and poet. His…

460 years ago