The Globe: Shakespeare, his Contemporaries, and Context

This group is for discussions about the life and works of William Shakespeare, the actor-playwright from Stratford-upon-Avon, as well as other playwrights, poets, and prose writers of his time: Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, John Donne, Thomas Middleton, John Webster, Beaumont and Fletcher and many others. We also welcome posts about Shakespeare in contemporary culture, theatre, teaching, etc.

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FastnålatWelcome to the Globe!44 olästa / 44Crypto-Willobie, september 15
Group Read?33 olästa / 33Crypto-Willobie, november 24
What sparked your interest in Shakespeare?30 olästa / 30Tess_W, november 22
Shakespeare in MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses), and other Online Presences15 olästa / 15Crypto-Willobie, oktober 22
Troilus and Cressida15 olästa / 15Tess_W, september 15
Shakespeare-Owned Book Found?6 olästa / 6Podras., maj 27
(under construction) What Shakespeare's Sonnets tell us about their author161 olästa / 161proximity1, maj 9
On Missing the Point of Reading Shakespeare : Dr. Paul Hamilton comments on contemporary confusion6 olästa / 6proximity1, maj 9
"no darkness but ignorance" (Clown), "Twelfth Night", (IV, 2, 42)19 olästa / 19proximity1, maj 9
(under construction) What Shakespeare's Sonnets tell us about their author22 olästa / 22proximity1, maj 9
Occasional Notes: On the past and present defamation of Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford,3 olästa / 3proximity1, maj 9
Notes and comments on René Girard and his work, A Theatre of Envy: William Shakespeare (1991; 2000)20 olästa / 20proximity1, maj 9
Did Shakespeare—correction, William Shaksper— write "Shakespeare"?* (continued from post No. 215 of the original thread)44 olästa / 44proximity1, maj 9
Teaching about the person and work of "Shakespeare" as done today amounts to a "crime"105 olästa / 105proximity1, maj 9
THIS THREAD IS CLOSED Recent Shakespeare News59 olästa / 59Crypto-Willobie, maj 5
For Shakespeare's Birthday, 20216 olästa / 6Podras., april 26
testing 1231 oläst / 1Crypto-Willobie, april 25
Continuations and retellings5 olästa / 5proximity1, april 2
testing16 olästa / 16AnnieMod, mars 31
alternative to David Crystal's 'original pronunciation'3 olästa / 3Crypto-Willobie, februari 4
The people and places of the world of Edward De Vere, Seventeenth Earl of Oxford--and what these have to teach us...7 olästa / 7proximity1, augusti 2020
Did Shakespeare write Shakespeare?224 olästa / 224proximity1, juli 2020
Missing Tag16 olästa / 16proximity1, juni 2020
Some forthcoming Shakespeare lectures from Sir Stanley Wells4 olästa / 4Crypto-Willobie, maj 2020
Did Shakespeare write Shakespeare? continued, part 258 olästa / 58Podras., april 2020
Milton on Shakespeare...12 olästa / 12proximity1, september 2019
The world of Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford (II) : On Elizabethan noble society and its heritage2 olästa / 2proximity1, juli 2019
The Best Complete Shakespeare Collection9 olästa / 9tespis, juni 2019
books about WS, etc.48 olästa / 48proximity1, juni 2019
Notes on & Excerpts from Dowden's Shakspere A Critical Study and on Chapman's Wm. Shaksp. and Robt. Greene The Evidence3 olästa / 3proximity1, april 2019
Finding the pen-name's author, Edward Oxford: Sonnet XLVIII2 olästa / 2proximity1, oktober 2018
How those so inclined could collaborate to find key evidence of Oxford's identity behind the pen-name “Shakepeare"7 olästa / 7Podras., september 2018
Favorite Audio Books?3 olästa / 3proximity1, augusti 2018
New Cambridge Shakespeare entries4 olästa / 4Crypto-Willobie, januari 2017
Shakespeare keeping words current4 olästa / 4Podras., maj 2016
New to Shakespeare - Help me find my perfect edition!25 olästa / 25MarleneMacke, april 2016
Shakespeare's First Folio4 olästa / 4Crypto-Willobie, april 2016
Sonnets8 olästa / 8LesMiserables, december 2015
Modern editions8 olästa / 8messpots, februari 2015
Titus Andronicus15 olästa / 15Crypto-Willobie, december 2014
Globe Theatre touring Hamlet3 olästa / 3chrisharpe, december 2014
What performances have you seen lately?14 olästa / 14Podras., oktober 2014
BBC R4 In Our Time: The Tempest5 olästa / 5alaudacorax, november 2013
The Henriad Plays6 olästa / 6jennybhatt, september 2013
BBC Radio 3 and Shakespeare17 olästa / 17antimuzak, april 2013
Any character...8 olästa / 8Muscogulus, juni 2012
Happy Birthday, dear William......2 olästa / 2lilithcat, april 2012
Movies18 olästa / 18abbottthomas, december 2011
Best Performances25 olästa / 25the_dolls_dressmaker, oktober 2011
Doubtful Plays, Shakespeare 1734-356 olästa / 6JaceWolff, september 2011
Soliloquies: the lady doth indeed protest, chris wind1 oläst / 1chriswind, augusti 2011
An Elizabethan LT interface?1 oläst / 1Muscogulus, januari 2011
Complete Shakespeare6 olästa / 6PhoenixTerran, november 2010
Playing the Dane: BBC Radio 4: Archive on 4:1 oläst / 1chrisharpe, november 2010
King Lear at The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington12 olästa / 12Naren559, maj 2010
Wikipedia (groan)8 olästa / 8bhelg33, maj 2010
Recommendations17 olästa / 17Naren559, juli 2009
The first time you read Romeo & Juliet...4 olästa / 4audreyfan21, mars 2009
The Globe Message Board45 olästa / 45Porius, mars 2009
Purported Shakespeare portrait2 olästa / 2Porius, mars 2009
Need a line number.3 olästa / 3Foxhunter, mars 2009
How to buy Shakespeare?7 olästa / 7xieouyang, januari 2009
On Having Finished Shakespeare's Complete Works4 olästa / 4xieouyang, januari 2009
Looking for Richard6 olästa / 6Naren559, december 2008
Pericles1 oläst / 1antimuzak, november 2008
Famous Quotes : From William Shakepeare's plays1 oläst / 1skoobdo, november 2008
The Bard: Famous Quotes (From his plays)1 oläst / 1skoobdo, november 2008
Life and Times of William Shakespeare - The Bard1 oläst / 1skoobdo, november 2008
Introductory Criticism?6 olästa / 6skoobdo, november 2008
Least favorite Shakespeare plays2 olästa / 2tortoise, augusti 2008
Weird Shakespeare Adaptations17 olästa / 17twacorbies, juli 2008
KIng Lear6 olästa / 6belleyang, juni 2008
Othello6 olästa / 6GirlFromIpanema, maj 2008
All's Well That Ends Well4 olästa / 4belleyang, januari 2008
the hamlet thread5 olästa / 5Naren559, december 2007
Quiz/Trivia Time: Shakespeare's Plays2 olästa / 2desultory, december 2007
Christopher Marlowe3 olästa / 3Naren559, november 2007
Shakespeare Historical Fiction4 olästa / 4lilithcat, november 2007
Cymbeline7 olästa / 7KimberlyL, november 2007
Timon of Athens3 olästa / 3Naren559, november 2007
Coriolanus3 olästa / 3belleyang, november 2007
Shakespeare's Plays In Prose.5 olästa / 5jseger9000, oktober 2007
The Fool2 olästa / 2Naren559, oktober 2007
James Shapiro: 1599 - A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare3 olästa / 3Cariola, juli 2007
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