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Me and Shakespeare Adventures with the Bard by Herman Gollob

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Published by Anchor .
Written in English


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Number of Pages352
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Open LibraryOL7440595M
ISBN 100385498187
ISBN 109780385498180

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A lot of what Gollob has to say in this admittedly riveting memoir makes me want to punch him in his erudite, enthusiastic mouth. Basically, the book takes us into his golden years of retirement and his blossoming interest in All Things Shakespeare: reading the plays, studying the plays, teaching them, watching them and interpreting them/5. The book includes Berryman’s biographical studies on Shakespeare in a series of eight lectures, and his impressions of Shakespeare’s plays in eight short essays (many of them unfinished) on The Sonnets, The Comedy of Errors, King John, 2 and 3 Henry VI, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Macbeth and 2 Henry IV.   James Shapiro analyzes the effects of their collision in his terrific new book, “Shakespeare in a Divided America: What His Plays Tell Us About Our Past and Future.” If Jill Lepore and the Author: David Ives. #2: “Give me my robe. Put on my crown. I have Immortal longings in me. Now no more The juice of Egypt’s grape shall moist this lip. ” #3: “Egypt, thou knew’st too well My heart was to thy rudder tied by th’strings And thou shouldst tow me after.

William Shakespeare (Ap (baptism)–d. Ap ) was an English poet and playwright and is considered a key member of the English literature canon. Shakespeare's work includes sonnets and 38 plays; while his earlier plays were comedies and histories, his later work focused on tragedy (e.g. "Macbeth"). William shakespeare ( - ) Greatest English dramatist & poet. We have the following works by William shakespeare. #2: “And if thy sons were ever dear to thee, O, think my son to be as dear to me.” #3: “These words are razors to my wounded heart.” Kid's Book Clubs Children's Books.   Especially in troubled times, the bard can offer lessons, solace and sustenance, as Professor James Shapiro shows us in his new book, Shakespeare in a Divided America: What His Plays Tell Us About Our Past and Future, which touches .

Shakespeare of Bankside -- The great globe itself -- Hamlet and the ghost -- The house on Silver Street -- The rebellion of Lord Essex -- Shakespeare of the high mountains -- The coming of James -- The Moor of Venice -- The blood of the poet -- King Lear and the second death -- The crack-up -- The crowning of Cleopatra -- V. Shakespeare of the. William Shakespeare (bapt. 26 April – 23 April ) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's greatest dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon".   Othello (The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice) is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in It is based on the story Un Capitano Moro ("A Moorish Captain") by Cinthio, a disciple of Boccaccio, first published in /5(). On those occasions when the Shakespeare first folio, the first printing in folio format of the collected works of William Shakespeare, is placed on display, it is generally shown in splendid isolation as one of the great treasures of the library. Columbia's copy, a part of the bequest of Stephen Whitney Phoenix, is no exception, although over the decades it has been shown to .