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Walking Shakespeare’s Venice 6: Can Shakespeare Save Venice?

In my earlier posts I shared the joy of walking around Venice with Shakespeare’s lovers. As a conclusion of this series, instead of focussing on a specific site, I want to point out that Venice should not be taken for granted. Far from feeding some of the most apocalyptic scenarios about Venice sinking and vanishing […]

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Shakespeare and Venice Revisited

I’m in Venice as you read this, co-leading ‘Shakespeare and Venice’ with Professor Stanley Wells C.B.E.. The course is presented by The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and invites its participants immerse themselves in the connections which can be made through literature, history, and our imaginations between the genius of place and the genius of poetry. Venice […]

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Shakespeare and Venice

Bringing together Shakespeare and Venice is treasure trove for the imagination. Like many others, I am repeatedly drawn back to Venice, this miracle of city built on water. Venice makes me feel half-fantastical and half-disbelieving. To consider Shakespeare in relation to Venice is to make connections between the genius and place, poetry, and our own […]

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