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Great friendship tales, like that of Hermione and Paulina from Shakespeare’s ‘The Winter’s Tale,’ live again in ‘Exit, Pursued by a Bear’ by E.K. Johnston.
Nothing is lost when you take the time to see Shakespeare adapted—in film or on stage.
Writer Ian Doescher has taken the stories of “Star Wars” and applied Shakespeare to them, as in “The Empire Striketh Back.”
“The Year of Lear: Shakespeare in 1606” by James Shapiro is a masterful re-creation of a critical year in the life of William Shakespeare.
This week’s poetry prompt is for Fools. Put on your Jester hat and join us for some poetic and witty commentary in the style of the Shakespearean Fool.
Odds are Shakespeare wrote far more than 154 sonnets. But of the 154 that have survived, here are 10 of the best Shakespeare sonnets.
Come write with us for a ballad poetry prompt or a sonnet poetry prompt, with Shakespeare as our guide.
Strangeness arrests. It can cause inquiry, new vision, fear, a will to act (or not act). Let’s harness the power of strangeness in this week’s prompt.
Dream a little dream with us, in this Shakespeare poetry prompt. You can deny what the poem means, if anything at all. That’s the beauty of a dream.
We kick off the release of our 2015 Take Your Poet to Work Day poets collection with the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare.
From Natalie Merchant to Duke Ellington, we’ve got a Shakespeare playlist that brings to life the famous playwright and poet, plus a few unexpected tunes.
The Shakespeare Files is a collection of annotations and exclamations on the poetry of William Shakespeare. Today, it’s Shakespeare’s Sonnet 104.
Was Shakespeare ahead of his time, in his portrayal of the characters in Romeo and Juliet? A close reading of the play contains the answer.
Sonnet about Romeo and Juliet? This is one you simply won’t want to miss. Then maybe try your hand at one of your own.
Those who write about Shakespeare often miss that his work pulls from humble origins and great achievements to reflect the universals of the human condition. Both his life and his works mirror the highs and lows of the age and its people.
Engage with poems from the Common Core with a dose of humor, beginning with our Picture Poems. This week we consider Shakespeare’s Sonnet 73.
Annotations and exclamations on the poetry of William Shakespeare. First up in the Shakespeare Files: Sonnet 116.
In honor of William Shakespeare’s birthday, enjoy this fun collection of Shakespeare resources from around the web.
In this month’s poetry classroom, author and literature professor Karen Swallow Prior will be treating us to a discussion of classic love poetry—beginning with Shakespeare.