Shakespeare is meant to be an experienced. Enjoy an article by Carol Ann Lloyd Stanger: The Understanding Begins to Swell. Read now>>


Shakespeare was born just about 450 years ago (in April, 1564 to be exact - the same year as Galileo, as a matter of interest). He died about 400 years ago (in April 1616, four years before the Pilgrim fathers anchored in Plymouth harbour).
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Marvel at some of the most popular Shakespeare phrases in common use today. Read now>>


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Did you know that Shakespeare helped create the English language we use today? Scholars have identified more than 2,000 words attributed to the Bard that are still in common use.

Join us as and celebrate the “infinite variety” of Shakespeare’s works with Carol Ann Lloyd Stanger, a Tudor and Renaissance scholar, as she takes a look at the comedies, the tragedies, and
the histories.

Follow Stanger and:

  • View a variety of interpretations of the plays that continue to shape our culture
  • Consider the influence of Shakespeare evident all around us—in quotations engraved on buildings, in television and movies, and in theaters
  • Take the opportunity to experience the power of Shakespeare’s language by joining in to recite some of his most famous speeches

Heed the invitation: “Come, temperate nymphs, and help to celebrate” (The Tempest).


Shakespeare at 450:
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