In 2015, the English-speaking world went slightly mad at the purported revelation that William Shakespeare, best-selling author of all time and owner of a very large forehead, may have smoke… Read More
MC Lars in a Stanford English major turned rapper who raps about all things Bard related. He’s shared his latest piece with us – a great 8-minute video all about Shakespeare&rsqu&hell…Read More
It would be an understatement to say that William Shakespeare left his mark on the world. He has left an impression on our theatre, our writings, and even the way we speak. The writer has in… Read More
Ben at Blue Dragon Studios got in touch to tell us about this review of Romeo and Juliet by a human and a robot, sat on a sofa, chewing the fat about one of Shakespeare’s mos… Read More
The word ‘fool’ is rather loosely used these days but it is a technical term in Shakespeare’s plays. The fool in Elizabethan drama is someone employed to entertain a king o… Read More
This guest blog post was written by Veronika Porobanyuk, marketing manager of Ning website builder. She is passionate about travelling, cooking, discovering new places, and of course, w… Read More
Shakespeare had little formal education beyond a few years in his local grammar school. In a poem praising him as a great genius, his friend, Ben Jonson, concluded with something that had pr… Read More
The Roman Empire tried to crush the Jewish faith in the region where most Jews lived, now known as Israel. That resulted in a mass exodus as Jews moved to places where they would be less vul… Read More
Today’s guest blog post is written by Jems Gooding from language tutors listenand earn.org, where he shares his views on Shakespeare’s general awesomeness… Be it a… Read More
The word ‘bardolatry’ is formed from the word ‘bard’ – an historic concept referring to a poet who wrote about great national events like war, rebellion, enviro… Read More
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