A Shakespeare mélange


I won’t presume to create a “Shakespeare” tag, but I discover there’s a pleasant chain of related stories on this blog:

  • The insightful programme by Philomena Cunk (now she does have her own tag…), complete with quiz on words invented by Shakespeare, or not (cuckoo? ukulele? sushi? titwank?).
  • Arthur Smith’s Hamlet story
  • Shakespeare bettered by D.H. Lawrence
  • Peter Sellers declaiming A hard day’s night in Shakespearean style
  • A fine pun
  • A Shakespearean play, eruditely annotated.

and by extension—thinking of cultural gulfs:

For stimulating takes on Shakespeare’s cultural world, try the BBC TV series Upstart crow

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