I have spent a few months in concentrated effort to learn as much as I could about Shakespeare and his writing. My motivation is the sonnets. I want to write sonnets and like many aspiring poets, I would love to write sonnets that exhibited some of the excellent qualities of a Shakespearean sonnet. Reading and listening to audio books of his plays has helped me to emphasize his way with words in to my own poetry.
As you'd expect from the name, it's a magazine dedicated to exploring and celebrating the life and works of William Shakespeare.
With readers in all corners of the globe, and it's clear that Shakespeare Magazine is a truly international publication. Shakespeare is England's greatest gift to the world, so Shakespeare Magazine is completely free to anyone and everyone, no matter who you are or where you are.
The Shakespeare Magazine website is a place where you can read the latest issue of the magazine and peruse the latest Shakespeare News. Shakespeare Magazine aims to give a new voice to Shakespeare fans everywhere
Here is a wonderful website to learn the works of Shakespeare! Students of all ages and degree of interest will enjoy the offerings of this website. Many descriptions of the specific words Shakespeare chose in his writing and what they most likely resemble in today's text.
Sparknotes' No Fear Shakespeare places the original text of Shakespeare in the left-hand column and a modern translation in the right-hand column allowing you to better understand what Shakespeare was say to, his loyal reader.
Convert from English to Shakespeare. Shakespeare invented many words and his style of narration in many ways was unique to his time. His ever popular works ( dramas and poems ) makes his language style live even today. This translator takes English as input and converts to Shakespeare English.
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I have had the opportunity to attend a season of plays at the Shakespeare Theatre Company a few years ago. I am anxious to return to a few plays once the pandemic ends and the Queen reopens the theaters.
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Located in the heart of Virginia. I have yet to make it there but once COVID releases its grip on us, I would love to attend a performance there. They do have virtual performances, and we should support their efforts in that way unit they can return to the stage and live audiences.
Check out the How To Write Like ... website! While it currently does not have a How To Write Like William Shakespeare section it does have how to write a sonnet. It does have sections of other great writers worth checking out. The above link takes you right to the Sonnet section
Basically the theory that given enough monkeys, enough time, they would produce through random typing the complete works of Shakespeare.
A wonderful website that lists along with videos, the classical music that was inspired by Shakespeare's plays.
Follow the link to the Parker Symphony Orchestra's website
While this is a list of books I have read, it also has become a list of all things Shakespeare. As such, there is no better movie than Shakespeare in Love to wet the appitite you want to have for Shakespeare! And love for that matter. It is a delightful tale filled with Shakespearian references and plenty of humor.
I have watched this movie at least a dozen times and I never tire of it. If you haven't seen the movie, I highly recommend watching it.
Way back in 1996 a group of movie producers came up with a really creative idea. They would film Romeo and Juliet in a modern day setting, yet use the original Shakespeare writing from the play. I remember when this movie came out. I was excited to see it. They idea won me easily over. Leonardo DiCaprio was extremely popular at the time. What could possibly go wrong? Everything! The movie in my opinion was terrible at best, and extremely painful to watch. The concept just did not work. It was nominated for an Oscar and won a fair number of honors. Being super hip and Shakespearian, no one wanted to state the truth. I recommend avoiding it at all costs.