Tag Archives: Villain
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Shakespeare and Quentin Tarantino

By Analicia García Priego, Aberystwyth University In terms of plot structure, Inglorious Basterds by Quentin Tarantino shares major similarities with revenge tragedies. When there are questions of injustice and the law’s inability to handle crime and punishment, revenge will appear among the possible answers. This will be done with excess, which is a major component of revenge […]

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Shylock – Shakespeare’s Villains – Number 3

This series on Shakespeare’s villains is being done in partnership with Finding Shakespeare – curating digital stories relating to Shakespeare’s life,  work and times.  Finding Shakespeare is produced by the Collections Team here at The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust– you can find out more about Shylock on Thursday 23rd when they post their blog. Shylock, a Jewish […]

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Shakespeare’s Villains: Condemning Caliban

This is the second in a series of blogs looking at Shakespeare’s villains each week there will be a post on Finding Shakespeare as well as Blogging Shakespeare and an Online exhibition on Flickr On the face of it what Caliban tries to do to Miranda is wrong, no one would contest that, and yet […]

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