Month: February 2014

King Henry VI, Part 2 by William ShakespeareMy rating: 3 of 5 stars The Henry plays — and a great deal of Shakespeare’s history plays — were written prior to 1594. These are Shakespeare’s early attempts and a lot of critics have pointed out:… Continue Reading “”

The Original Pronunciation of Shakespeare

I’m trying to read Shakespeare’s works in the (generally) agreed upon order in which they were written. That means there’s a lot of histories up front. Right now, I’ve finished the Henry VI trilogy and am moving on to Richard III. And, really, the only… Continue Reading “The Original Pronunciation of Shakespeare”

A Public Service Announcement: Do Not Kill Your Friends Over Poetry/Prose

As a member of an active and passionate writers group, I have participated in many a debate over many different writing related subjects. For example, I once told a guy to check out the book How to Write a Sentence by Stanley Fish. (And I’m… Continue Reading “A Public Service Announcement: Do Not Kill Your Friends Over Poetry/Prose”

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