Shakespeare in the Limelight

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Shakespeare in the Limelight: A Will to Have Fun

April 17, 2009
by Gerit Quealy
It’s a tragedy to go through life without a little William Shakespeare. Turn your frown upside down with the fifth installment of findingDulcinea’s Shakespeare series, and explore Shakespearean fun, including word games, recipes and parodies inspired by the Bard’s devoted fans.
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April 16, 2009
Those convinced that the actor William Shakespeare couldn’t possibly have penned the plays and poetry laid to his name have proposed a variety of potential candidates for authorship. This installment in findingDulcinea’s Shakespeare series spotlights the leading contender in the Authorship Question: Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford.
April 15, 2009
Were the plays and poetry attributed to William Shakespeare really written by an actor named William Shakespeare from Stratford-upon-Avon? Throughout history, there have been plenty of scholars convinced that someone else was the true author. In this installment of findingDulcinea’s Shakespeare series, we pursue the Authorship Question with a discussion of some of its contenders.
April 14, 2009
“He was not for an age but for all time,” declared Ben Jonson in the dedication to the 1623 First Folio of the plays of William Shakespeare. Part two of findingDulcinea’s Shakespeare series examines the man behind the work and the persistent "Authorship Question."
April 13, 2009
Born in England in the 16th century, Shakespeare’s poetry and plays are still published, produced, discussed, translated and analyzed in the 21st century. The Bard himself remains the subject of speculation and mystery. In honor of National Poetry Month and the month of his birth, our Shakespeare series examines the man, the controversies, his work and its central place in English-speaking culture today.