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Tragedie of Cleopatra – The Premiere?

On Sunday, 3rd March, University College London’s Centre for Early Modern Exchanges will be presenting a performance of  Samuel Daniel’s Cleopatra at the Great Hall of Goodenough College. This may well be the first such staging of Daniel’s play in four hundred years and certainly the first in modern times. Published in 1594, Daniel’s tragedy […]

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Anne Rice's copy of Katherine Duncan-Jones's biography of Sir Philip Sidney

Shakespeare Among the Vampires

A recent trip to Portland, Oregon and its famous Powell’s bookshop yielded an unlikely find. In their rare books section, I stumbled upon a sale of books from the author Anne Rice’s library. Not knowing much about Rice, except that she is the New Orleans based best-selling vampire novelist, and freely admitting to having never […]

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Qaddafi's daughter's sofa

What’s up with Qaddafi and Shakespeare?

What was up with Qaddafi and Shakespeare? Defiant and delusional until the end, Muammer Qaddafi showed no incertitude about his right to hold power in Libya, no matter how many people he killed in the process. Perhaps like Richard III he felt he was ‘so far in blood that sin will pluck on sin’. Stuart […]

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