I get it. As You Like It is not considered one of Shakespeare’s best comedies. It certainly doesn’t have strong leads who can dash off continuous lines of sparkling repartee like Much Ado About Nothing. It doesn’t have the fantastic fantasy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It doesn’t have the slapstick potential of The Comedy [….]
Hamlet, as a work of literature, is a stunning enigma. One of the most readable of William Shakespeare’s plays, it is also the one which perhaps demands the most talented of actors to bring it to life. While it may feel straightforward, it is just as complicated and convoluted as any of the Bard’s other [….]
It’s April and for those of us at LitStack who happen to love Shakespeare, that means a month of honoring his legacy. We kick off the month leading to what would have been his 454th birthday, by presenting to you (again) Sharon’s post on the much-debated theory of Shakespeare’s authorship. Enjoy!! Anyone who has delved [….]
The Tempest William Shakespeare In the interest of full disclosure, I must admit up front that I am a high school English teacher, which means that my approach to literature in general — and Shakespeare’s The Tempest in particular — is likely much different from that of the typical reader. I could, at length, expound [….]
“And where two raging fires meet together They do consume the thing that feeds their fury.” Few lines capture the essence of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew better than these words. Spoken by the brash Petruchio, they reveal his confidence in his ability to transform the sharp-tongued Katherina Minola into his agreeable, compliant wife. [….]
On what would have been his 450th birthday, we celebrate the life and works of William Shakespeare. Be sure to check out all of our Bard-inspired reviews and pieces here.
It’s April, the month where the literary minded generally celebrate the birth and life of William Shakespeare. This month marks what would have been Shakespeare’s nearly 450th birthday. This month, in lieu of a Featured Author, we will be celebrating Shakespeare’s life and works, in an effort to “reintroduce” our readers to the Bard and [….]