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Programme Name: Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell - TX: n/a - Episode: Ep4 (No. 4) - Picture Shows: (L-R) Jonathan Strange (BERTIE CARVEL), Mr Norrell (EDDIE MARSAN) - (C) JSMN Ltd - Photographer: Matt Squire

Jonathan Strange and the Friends of English Verse Drama

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The Shylock Project

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Verse Drama Now #1: Speaking the Speech

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Henry Folger was unlike his executive colleagues at the Standard Oil Company in New York who vacationed in Florida and California or cruised the Mediterranean. He took his wife and ...
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“I regret that you insist upon a discount from my catalogue prices. I must decline trading on such terms. That other booksellers allow 10% discount from their catalogue is no ...
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Why Shakespeare Still Matters

Shakespeare has mattered ever since his name first appeared in print in 1593 with his erotic and entertaining poem, Venus and Adonis. He was 29 years old. For much of ...
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Louis Marder Shakespeare Centre Scholarship 2015

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Sidney Lee, Henry Folger, and the First Folio

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Bonds Between Frank Salisbury and the Henry Folgers

In 1926, the reserved Henry Clay Folger (1857–1930), CEO at Standard Oil Company of New York, uncharacteristically resolved to have large twin oil portraits made of him and his wife, ...
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