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  1. Nov 2023
  2. Feb 2023
  3. Dec 2022
  4. Nov 2022
    1. The tremendous pleasure that can come from readingShakespeare, for instance, was spoiled for generations of highschool students who were forced to go through Julius Caesar,As You Like It, or Hamlet, scene by scene, looking up all thestrange words in a glossary and studying all the scholarly footnotes. As a result, they never really read a Shakespearean play.
  5. Oct 2022
    1. the idea of playing Shakespeare’splays as he wrote them, and not in the “modernised” versions of Cibber andGarrick, which once seemed to be the latest thing in theatrical progress.

      Is she mistaken here? Wasn't it Garrick who rewrote/modernized Shakespeare and Cibber, his rival, who deplored him for it?

  6. Apr 2022
  7. Nov 2018
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      Sonnet 130: My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun

  8. Mar 2017