Category Archives for Commentary
The King Lear with the Happy Ending
Dear friends, During our discussion of King Lear, I mentioned that for more than 150 years beginning in 1681 English theatergoers experienced a very different version of King Lear, one with a “happy ending” supplied by one Nahum Tate. In this vers… Continue reading
Reader and listener be – Hamlet on the iPad
The Reading Odyssey’s “Shakespeare in the Spring” program combines 21st century technology with Shakespeare’s early 17th century masterpiece. How? Richard Johnston, Harvard postdoc, who is the moderator for the 2010 section of “Shakespeare in the … Continue reading
Ave atque Vale!
To all the participants in Shakespeare in the Spring,I’ve never been fond of goodbyes, so I’ll keep this short and sweet. My most heartfelt thanks to all of you who participated in Shakespeare in the Spring this year, whether you joined one call o… Continue reading →
21. July 2010 by Arrian
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