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MC Lars on King Lear

Rapper MC Lars has launched a new youtube series in which he summarizes classic literary works. This week he addresses William Shakespeare’s 1608 tragedy “King Lear”, engaging with plot, themes and rounding off with raps about blindness and filial ingratitude. Series produced by MC Lars and Bryan Atchison. Beat by SMP Productions (http://smphq.com). Video and […]

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Stephen H. Grant on “Collecting Shakespeare”

Stephen H. Grant, distinguished member of and longtime contributor to the Blogging Shakespeare community talks about Henry and Emily Folger, and their lifelong engagement of collecting Shakespeare. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own.

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Shakespeare’s Year!

The World Shakespeare Festival continues… Have you added your voice to our Year of Shakespeare project, yet? Since April, Blogging Shakespeare has been hosting many reviews and responses to the productions which are part of the World Shakespeare Festival. You might like to browse the Year of Shakespeare site by clicking here and watch some […]

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Shakespeare in Serbia 3 (video)

Our dispatch from Shakespeare in Belgrade today comes from Natasha Sofranac, a Ph.D. student in the Faculty of Philology at the University of Belgrade. Natasha helped to organise a lecture given by Professor Stanley Wells at her university in May. I have vivid memories of students queuing up the stairs, packing the large lecture hall, […]

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