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Dickens

O’Thello

Dickens turns 205 today. The birthday of a Victorian author, even one as famous as Dickens, may not seem an obvious day of reflection for Shakespeareans, but Dickens himself was an ardent Shakespearean. He himself celebrated Shakespeare’s birthday each year, and it is only fair that the favour be returned. There are numerous avenues to […]

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Twelfth Night

Year of Shakespeare: Twelfth Night

This post is part of Year of Shakespeare, a project documenting the World Shakespeare Festival, the greatest celebration of Shakespeare the world has ever seen.   Twelfth Night, Company Theatre, dir. Atul Kumar, 28 April 2012 at The Globe, London. By Peter J. Smith, Nottingham Trent University I was on tenterhooks for Andrew’s idiotic self-diagnosis: ‘but I […]

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