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Stephen Orgel
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
I recently reread this book with the purpose of rewriting this review, however instead I wrote a blog post instead. This book is a collection of essays that explores some of the problems that arise from Shakespeare’s plays, though the conclusions of most of these essays tend to come down to the f...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it 4 years ago
I am slowly moving my way into the most obscure bits of Shakespeare. Is Henry VI a great bit of art. Nope. It's most interesting as a work in Shakespeare's oeuvre. It deals with a complex and contradictory bit of history and covers the period of time that Joan of Arc was active. However, the Jo...
The Butler Did It
The Butler Did It rated it 5 years ago
I'll be having a class this fall devoted to Shakespeare so my study partner and I decided to get started this summer with MacBeth. She is Chinese and hasn't read much Shakespeare so she didn't know the plot line at all. I was very interested to see what she thought and was glad that she really enj...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
First I shall be clear as to why I put this book on the historical shelf rather than the history shelf. The main reason is because a book that goes on the history self is non-fiction where as an historical book is a story, based on fact or otherwise, that was written at a time after the actual event...
WorldInColour
WorldInColour rated it 7 years ago
There is an abundance of reviews, essays, opinions and prejudicial comments available when talking about Shakespeare. It would seem that the man was incapable of jotting down a bad sentence, let alone a bad story, at least, that's the veil they hand you when calling Shakespeare, morbidly referred to...
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