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Emma Rice and Shakespeare's "Globe's future artistic direction"

Emma Rice became the artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe in April 2016. Just six months later the theatre has issued a statement on ‘the Globe’s future artistic direction… 519 mais palavras

Complete audio recordings of the Early Modern Literary Geographies conference

The complete audio recordings of the  Early Modern Literary Geographies conference are now  available on Soundcloud and iTunes. They include a better recording of my talk on ‘Denmark, Norway, Poland: Regional Geopolitics in  76 mais palavras

Haiku About Saint Crispin's and Saint Crispinian's Day and The Battle of Agincourt

Haiku About Saint Crispin’s and Saint Crispinian’s Day and The Battle of Agincourt

Henry V led them
Inspires with stirring speech
this blest happy few


Shocking Revelations: Shakespeare Didn't Write All His Plays

Our world was just turned upside down. Everything we thought was right and true just might not be.

Oxford University Press is claiming that William Shakespeare didn’t write all of his plays by himself, that in fact, in at least three including “Henry VI” he had helped from a man named Christopher Marlowe. 27 mais palavras


Saint Crispin's Day.

Saint Crispin was martyred during the reign of Diocletian. He died on 25 October of 285, or 286.  His feast day is often associated with the battle of Agincourt, which was on the same day in 1415. 24 mais palavras


Agincourt the Battle

October 25, 1415 was an amazing day for the English.  The English longbow had long proved during the Hundred Years War to be a devastating weapon in the hands of skilled archers, but rarely had the English faced such long odds as they did at Agincourt.  441 mais palavras

After centuries of getting sole credit, Oxford says Shakespeare will share a byline for Henry VI

LONDON — The Bard was not a solo act.

Oxford University Press’ new edition of William Shakespeare’s works will credit Christopher Marlowe as co-author of the three Henry VI plays, underscoring that the playwright collaborated with others on some of his most famous works. 559 mais palavras