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“…Timon of Athens is a puzzle. Is it a tragedy? It is the strangest of Shakespeare’s plays.”

Timon of Athens Act Five By Dennis Abrams ————————– Act Five:  The Poet and the Painter head out to the forest in hope of payment, but Timon drives them away. By this time Alcibiades is threatening Athens itself, and two … Continue reading

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“Uncover, dogs, and lap.”

Timon of Athens Act Three By Dennis Abrams ———————— Act Three:  One by one, Timon’s so-called “friends” refuse to help him, all making the feeblest of excuses.  As the servants of Timon’s creditors move in pressing their claims, Timon enters … Continue reading

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“No care, no stop; no senseless of expense/That he will neither know how to maintain it/Nor case his flow of riot”

Timon of Athens Act Two By Dennis Abrams ———————– Act Two:  Timon’s creditors are getting restless and send their servants to request that he pay off his debts. Flavius is attempting to stall them when Timon appears and demands to … Continue reading

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