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“To sing a song that old was sung,/From ashes ancient Gower is come,/Assuming man’s infirmities,/To glad your ear, and please your eyes.”

Pericles Act One, Part Two By Dennis Abrams  ————————————— Before returning to Pericles; a personal note.  On Sunday night, I was watching Watch What Happens Live on Bravo (Yes, I watch bad television as well as read Shakespeare).  The guests … Continue reading

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“Therefore our sometime sister, now our queen,/Th’imperial jointress to this warlike state,”

Hamlet Act One, Part Three By Dennis Abrams —————————————- I am struck as I read (and reread) Hamlet, just how far Shakespeare had come as a writer, in such a relatively short period of time.  Keep in mind that, assuming … Continue reading

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