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Sonnets for Advent 7: Sonnet 20

Sexual ambiguity – expressed both in appearance of the beloved and through the way in which desire is encountered – crackles through this sonnet. The phrase ‘master-mistress’ seems to relate this poem to Twelfth Night, or What You Will, in which we hear Duke Orsino say to Viola disguised as the page Cesario: ‘And since […]

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60 Minutes with Shakespeare

For true Shakespearians, there is no question that Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare; no debate; no issue. There is a significant mass of historical evidence. His name, or those of the theatre companies for whom he worked, appears on many title-pages; he had an aristocratic patron, the Earl of Southampton; he is described as a writer by […]

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