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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

Fie! Shakespeare Blamed for Pimple Woe July 2, 2014: A new study by British dermatologists suggests that Shakespeare is to blame for our obsession with clear skin. However– according to Jacket Copy– writers at The Guardian and The [...] by

Who Needs Poetry: EVERYONE! June 16, 2014: Here’s an Op-Ed that we can get behind: William Logan’s article, “Poetry: Who Needs It?,” recently posted at New York Times. He may suggest that poets are torturers of cats [...] by

To Thine Own Self Be True August 13, 2013: There are no foregone conclusions when it comes to William Shakespeare’s work. While some argue that Shakespeare didn’t write most, or all, of his attributed plays and scripts, others [...] by

To Be, or Not to Be … Notes on the Ongoing Shakespeare Authorship Debate July 25, 2013: STANDPOINT. recently posted an interesting article on the ongoing William Shakespeare attribution debate. Whether you’re in the cynical Anonymous faction or the idyllic Shakespeare in Love [...] by

Mark Rutkoski, Words of Love May 1, 2013: There is a sense in which every “pure” conceptual writing project feels like it has already been done before: the production of the text depends upon the prior existence of the text. This is [...] by

This Lower World April 19, 2013: This week I’ve been thinking about the moment in Book XI of Paradise Lost when Milton’s Eve laments to Adam, when the angel Michael has arrived to dispossess them of Paradise: How shall I part [...] by