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Richard Wilson: The Bard on Brexit

From The New European April 21-April 27 2017   TO LEAVE OR NOT TO LEAVE THE BARD ON BREXIT   Shakespeare scholar RICHARD WILSON says the Bard’s work is one long battle between Brexit and Remain. And his vision of ‘this … Continue reading

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Michael Bogdanov: ‘The Readiness is All: Existential Shakespeare’

[This paper was given on October 24, 2013 as part of the series on Shakespeare and Philosophy] The Readiness Is All Good evening. For the purposes of this lecture,  I am going to concern myself with six plays – Hamlet, … Continue reading

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KiSSiT WiP: Shakespearean Dialectics – from Hegel to Adorno, Dec 17

On Thursday December 17 (two days before Shakespeare and the State of Exception) KiSSiT Work-in-Progress will reconvene for a session entitled ‘Shakespearean Dialectics – from Hegel to Adorno’ with Christian Smith (Warwick) and Timo Uotinen (Royal Holloway) presenting. Christian’s paper … Continue reading

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‘Diverse Casting and The Wars of the Roses’ by Jami Rogers

Here is an important piece by Jami Rogers on casting politics. Written before Trevor Nunn’s Wars of the Roses run began, it pertinent to return to this vital issue, especially now that the run has ended. Nunn’s all-white cast and the ‘historical … Continue reading

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Launching Thinking through Shakespeare – An Experiment in Blogging

We are proud to launch Thinking through Shakespeare. As part of the KiSSiT project, Thinking through Shakespeare is a platform for researchers and Shakespeare enthusiasts to engage with Shakespeare and, especially, engage with the world in all its variety through Shakespeare. Thinking … Continue reading

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Finding the ‘body’ of Richard III

The remains of Richard III were found under a car park in Leicester in 2012. Since then researchers (often through popular media) have tried to reinstate Richard’s lost glory by busting Tudor myths trough scientific evidence. One of the myth busting methods, also seen in … Continue reading

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