Monthly Archives: May 2012

Shakespeare, Italy and the theatre

With so much going on in the World Shakespeare Festival at the moment it’s hard to keep up. I spent last week away, with no TV or internet access and just catching programmes I missed is quite a job.  One that … Continue reading

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Remembering Shakespeare at Yale

I know I’ve written about it before, but if you’re interested in the history of Shakespeare in print you really should take a look at the blog attached to Yale University’s current exhibition Remembering Shakespeare.  The University’s Beinecke Library contains … Continue reading

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Stratford’s American Fountain: a monument to temperance?

  The American fountain In recent weeks I’ve written several times of Stratford-upon-Avon’s links with America, and how Shakespeare supplies shared cultural values in spite of political differences. The American Fountain is a favourite focal point in the town’s marketplace, … Continue reading

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