Monthly Archives: February 2014

Deaths in Shakespeare

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (@chicagoshakes) tweeted this amusing infographic on all the deaths in Shakespeare.  I would have thought there were more.

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CORIOLANUS PART 2: Aufi and Cori sittin’ in a tree…

 I am really not sure I want to address this area, but it is part of what I question about Coriolanus, so I feel I do need to go there.  Please understand that I am not objecting to homoerotic content; … Continue reading

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Ha!  Found it!  Right in plain sight, between 1984 and an Edwardian murder mystery.  My library could use some organizing.

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Aha!  Unearthed the first volume of the Complete Works.  Of course, they are in chronological order, so no Coriolanus.  Or one of the other two plays I have lined up next.  Hrm.  I know I had volume two out last … Continue reading

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CORIOLANUS Part 1: Character Flaws

This is turning out to be, surprisingly, more difficult than I thought.  Surprising because I just have so much to say about this play.  Unfortunately, a lot of what I have to say is speculations and questions.  I need some … Continue reading

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Logistics

OK, because I wanted to get the first post up before I changed my mind (which is what usually happens when I think about trying something new), I did not stop to work out a posting schedule.  After a bit … Continue reading

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Why a blog about Shakespeare?

It all started with Tom Hiddleston’s ass. OK, not really, but that is as good a place to start as any. I’ve actually been a casual fan of Shakespeare for a long time, but it was the recent Donmar Warehouse … Continue reading

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