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The “Trigger Warning” Guide to Shakespeare

Cambridge University made the news last week with reports that its English Faculty’s “Notes on Lectures” contained warnings that a lecture on Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus and The Comedy of Errors would include “discussions of sexual violence” and “sexual assault.” So, since we … Continue reading

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Why People “Hate” Shakespeare

A few months before my book, The Bard and the Bible, was published, I told a good friend how great it was, and she wrinkled her nose and said, “I hate Shakespeare.” Ouch. As we talked further, I found out … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Kids Should Read Shakespeare

(a guest post by Sue Schlesman) I remember reading Shakespeare for the first time in seventh grade.

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5 Reasons I Love Teaching Shakespeare

(a guest post by Sue Schlesman, who blogs at http://susanwalleyschlesman.com/ and http://www.7prayersthatwork.com/) I teach Shakespeare to worried and uninterested teenagers, and I love it.

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