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February Reads: ROMEO AND JULIET by William Shakespeare

Up until now, my monthly book reviews have been pretty positive. So this month, I thought I’d change it up a little bit.

She is only fourteen, he is only a few years older.

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Books

A Short Analysis of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 27: ‘Weary with toil, I haste me to my bed’

A reading of Shakespeare’s 27th sonnet

Every sonnet sequence should have at least one poem about sleeplessness. Sir Philip Sidney (1554-86) had ‘Come sleep, O sleep, the certain knot of peace’ in his… 607 mais palavras

Literature

Movie Watch 2016: Shakespeare

Chimes at Midnight (1965)

Sorry Shakespeare lovers! Orson Welles’s film about Falstaff has moments of brilliance, including a suitably ambiguous portrayal of Prince Hal by Keith Baxter, but I found myself drifting in and out of consciousness with boredom. 172 mais palavras

Dailies, 2/25/17: love, death, sleep, & a problem

The Problem – Stephen Dunn

First, out of the scraps of dreams,
and later out of the clashing loyalties
of belief and skepticism,
he believed he could live… 96 mais palavras

Archive Book Review • SHAKESPEARE'S WIFE by Germaine Greer • pub. Bloomsbury Publishing • 2007

You know you are in for a good read when an intellectual and academic, who also happens to be the adopted mother of Austral-British feminism, gets to grips with the thorny issue of Shakespeare’s Wife. 756 mais palavras

Theatre

Shakespeare´s insults

Better a witty fool than a foolish wit is a personal favourite.

Perhaps I should invest some time in learning a few intelligent insults. Only problem is the people they´d be directed at probably wouldn’t´t understand them. So sad.

Authors

Some thoughts on Andrew Scott as Hamlet at the Almeida

There were many things I liked about the new production of Hamlet, at the Almeida theatre, starring Andrew Scott. Unfortunately, Andrew Scott wasn’t one of them. 545 mais palavras