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William Shakespeare (April 1564-1616) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist.

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Author Emma Smith ponders this and more ambiguities in the Bard's work in the electrifying new study, THIS IS SHAKESPEARE.

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“With its fairies, funny ass’s head, rhythmic rhymes and magical woodland setting, 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' has long been considered to be Shakespeare at his most child-friendly … Our schoolroom version of 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream' has neutered a much darker, sexier play: the ‘dream’ of the title is more Dr Freud than Dr Seuss.” — THIS IS SHAKESPEARE

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Did you think THE TEMPEST was Shakespeare's final play?

THIS IS SHAKESPEARE explores this question and many more. For more info, visit: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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"As far as villains go, and it is debatable whether she is in fact a villain, but there is, I think, something to be said for Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth." —Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on her favorite antihero or villain

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William Shakespeare posted on Apr 24, 2020

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“King Lear is perhaps Shakespeare’s most desolate tragedy… In ancient Britain, life’s a bitch (not to mention your daughters), and then you die.” — THIS IS SHAKESPEARE by Emma Smith

For more info on THIS IS SHAKESPEARE, an electrifying new study of the challenges of the Bard’s inconsistencies and flaws, visit: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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"Maybe our misery now, like Lear’s, will help us to see the meaning in the lives of others. Maybe, like Shakespeare, we should focus not on statistics but on the wonderfully, weirdly, cussedly, irredeemably individual." —Emma Smith, author of THIS IS SHAKESPEARE

Opinion | What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Living With Pandemics

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"For the first time in 200 years, Shakespeare is not being performed anywhere in the world. James Shapiro, author of SHAKESPEARE IN A DIVIDED AMERICA, tells Amanpour why this matters." Listen here: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Shakespeare's advice on isolation - CNN Video

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Last chance to enter to win a copy of SHAKESPEARE IN A DIVIDED AMERICA by James Shapiro (now available from Penguin Press), plus three Penguin Classics Shakespeare titles: JULIUS CAESAR, THE TEMPEST, and OTHELLO!

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Enter for your chance to win a copy of SHAKESPEARE IN A DIVIDED AMERICA by James Shapiro (now available from Penguin Press), plus three Penguin Classics Shakespeare titles: JULIUS CAESAR, THE TEMPEST, and OTHELLO!

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