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NY Times Follows First Folio to Its South Dakota Debut March 29, 2016: Prompted by the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Folger Shakespeare Library is sending a flock of William Shakespeare’s First Folios on a nationwide tour called First Folio: The [...] by

The Case of the Headless Bard March 25, 2016: Did an 18th century doctor rob poor William Shakespeare of his noggin? Perhaps, reports Christopher D. Shea at the New York Times. As it turns out, recent scans of the Bard’s grave show [...] by

‘Whither would you go?’ British Library Digitizes Shakespeare’s Handwritten Plea on Behalf of Migrants March 16, 2016: The British Library is digitizing William Shakespeare’s last play script in his own handwriting: a scene where the playwright imagines Sir Thomas More making a statement on behalf of migrants. [...] by

Virtually Visit Shakespeare’s World February 4, 2016: Always wanted to visit the Globe in the 16th century, but never have? We know the feeling. According to an article published in Popular Science, now you can visit a virtual reality rendering of [...] by

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival Setting a Disturbing Precedent? October 13, 2015: At The New York Times, an announcement that the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival will “commission 36 playwrights to translate all of Shakespeare’s plays into modern English.” [...] by

William Shakespeare, Dopesmoker August 10, 2015: Over the weekend The Independent posted an intriguing article regarding chemical analysis conducted on a series of clay pipes found in William Shakespeare’s garden. South African scientists [...] by

Of Allyssa Wolf’s Vaudeville or My Altamont Blues, part I April 22, 2015: Ever. Ways time is demarcated, its temporal forensics—the rights reserved. pages we share. or thieve. Or maybe in sequence, other texts and tests which appear nearby. Chronological, comparative. [...] by

FOUND: In France, A Rare Shakespeare Folio November 26, 2014: At a public library in St-Omer, France, librarians recently discovered a previously unaccounted-for first folio of Shakespeare’s plays. The discovery brings the total number of known, remaining [...] by

Shakespeare’s Brand Cost Him 15 Large July 11, 2014: The Washington Post reports on the draft of William Shakespeare’s coat of arms currently on display at the Folger Library. The short of it: a) he paid a boot-load for his COA; b) possessing a [...] by

A 50 Greatest Love Poems List by The Guardian July 9, 2014: Check it out, Don Juan! This list includes love poems by poets from thirty countries including Latvia, Iraq, and South Africa. Love is all you need! There’s no “How do I love thee? Let me [...] by