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On reading Shakespeare

M. R. Ridley

On reading Shakespeare

by M. R. Ridley

  • 356 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by H. Milford in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M. R. Ridley. --
    SeriesAnnual Shakespeare lecture -- 1940., Annual Shakespeare lecture of the British Academy -- 1940.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR2987 .R5 1973
    The Physical Object
    Pagination 31 p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26561988M

    Shakespeare was the eldest son of Mary Arden, the daughter of a local landowner, and her husband, John Shakespeare (c. ), a glover and wood dealer. John Aubrey () tells in Brief Lives that Shakespeare's father was a butcher and the young William exercised his father's trade, "but when he kill'd a Calfe he would do it in a high.   With theatres closed, now is the time to find pleasure in Shakespeare’s texts. His first fans used them for chat-up lines – and read the plays without the baggage of Bardolatry.

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    "What do you read, my lord?" Polonius asks a febrile Hamlet in "Words, words, words" is the unfriendly answer. Like the theatre-mad student prince, Shakespeare's own reading of classical and contemporary texts is extensive, and watching him transform others' words into lively plots, puns, and persons is the nearest insight we get into his working practices.   Then use my 5 tips on reading Shakespeare, and start to enjoy the Bard's plays! Books for MKs is a charity organization that donates books to missionary kids on the foreign mission field all over.


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