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“No full-length Shakespearian tragedy reaches the intensity of these three acts; they move with a whirling, sickening, speed.”

The Winter’s Tale Act Three, Part Two By Dennis Abrams  ———————- First off, some highlights from Mark Van Doren, without the most often used quotes from the play: “’The Winter’s Tale’ tells of grievous divisions between friend and friend (Leontes … Continue reading

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“It will have blood, they say; blood will have blood.”

Macbeth Act Three, Part Two By Dennis Abrams ——————————- I can’t tell you how much I’m enjoying this reading of Macbeth:  Bloom is right, in its directness and speed, with not a single unnecessary line, it’s a remarkable experience. One … Continue reading

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