Shakespeare

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Shakespeare - what a lightweight!

Be interested in things. Study things you are interested in. This is basically how to “cheat” at college. It’s easier to learn things if you they’re t(...)

To be, or not to be?: Hamlet’s soliloquy in the first folio of William Shakespeare’s plays, from 1623. Photograph: John D McHugh/AFP/Getty

There are two competing ideas about Shakespeare’s language that most of us will encounter. The first is that it is too hard to fully understand. The (...)

One Direction: Shakespeare’s “But thy eternal summer shall not fade” becomes “Baby you light up my world like nobody else”
Word for Word: Boy bands and the Bard
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  • September 20, 2014, 01:00

Knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven, as Shakespeare wrote in Henry VI. Now an innovative service from a Dublin educational company may so(...)

What gift could an Irishman, about to visit the Queen at Windsor Castle, possibly bring as a gift to a woman who really does seem to have everything? (...)

Richard II: ‘The commitment, brio and invention of this production makes it well worth seeing’

Richard IIPeacock Theatre, Dublin *** There i(...)