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The Shakespeare of Brazil...

Who are good candidates for reasonably being labelled "The Brazilian Shakespeare"? [more inside]
posted by Bwithh on Feb 21, 2012 - 5 answers

Shakespeare quote in French

Looking to identify a passage from Shakespeare that someone gave me written in French. [more inside]
posted by anonymous78 on May 16, 2010 - 5 answers

Full Fathoms Five...

I need help remembering the most famous Shakespeare references in modern literature. [more inside]
posted by Viola on Oct 9, 2009 - 40 answers

Is it worth the time to read the complete works of Shakespeare?

Is it worth the time and effort to read the complete works of Shakespeare? [more inside]
posted by schrodycat on Aug 2, 2008 - 26 answers

What is the purpose of Fortinbras in Hamlet?

I've never really known what to make of Fortinbras in Hamlet. Do you know of any good explanations of his purpose in the play? [more inside]
posted by Kattullus on Jul 30, 2008 - 16 answers

Help me find a short story: Shakespeare Meets Martin Guerre?

StoryFinderFilter: Please help me find a short story that describes the homecoming of an older Shakespeare to Anne Hathaway's house. Only Shakespeare isn't Shakespeare, and the wife notices . . . [more inside]
posted by amber_dale on May 9, 2005 - 2 answers

Can anyone recommend some good Shakespeare recordings (Audiobooks)?

I have an abiding passion for audiobooks (concomitant with my hour or so of daily commuting), and it occurs to me that this would be an ideal way to get over my general Shakespearean illiteracy. Can anyone recommend some good Shakespeare recordings? The more compelling the recommendation, the better.
posted by blueshammer on Aug 4, 2004 - 10 answers

Price guide for old books?

I have a book question. Members of my family have a small collection of old books. These are not first editions, but they all are 100+ year old books. We have a Knight's pictorial edition of the works of William Shakespeare edited by Charles Knight. It's subtitled doubtful plays and biography and dated 1882. Any ideas what this might be or what it may be worth? Any suggestions of websites that sell antique books that I could use as a price guide for old books? [more inside]
posted by elwoodwiles on Dec 27, 2003 - 6 answers

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