Tag Archives: Shakespeare
Next year will be the tenth anniversary of the OGOM Project. Sam and I are working on something very special and magical for our celebrations and 2020 conference. All will be revealed soon but some of our background research involved … Continue reading
The ending of the cult film ‘Withnail and I’ ( a 1987 black comedy written and directed by Bruce Robinson) came up in our discussions at Cumberland Lodge this weekend after my talk on wolves and wolf children. This was … Continue reading
Following my post on Gothic Shakespeare I wanted to mention the British Library’s mesmerizing show Shakespeare in Ten Acts There are over 200 rare and unique items on display including the only surviving play-script in Shakespeare’s handwriting. Visitors are encouraged … Continue reading
The nation is celebrating Shakespeare this weekend and it is time to enter the gothspeare and rediscover some of our blog entries on gothic Shakespeare see for example: Supernatural Shakespeares Shakespeare’s Vampires Shakespeare’s Irish Werewolves Buffyology Lessons in the Academy: … Continue reading
Shakespeare’s 400th Deathday* is fast approaching and there are plenty of activities taking place to commemorate this. One article which has caught my eye is called ‘”Supp’d full with horrors”: 400 years of Shakespeare’s supernaturalism’. It’s an excellent overview of … Continue reading
Continuing the theme of adaptation of classic plots, here are five reworkings of Shakespeare as YA fiction. A couple of them are cast in the genre of paranormal romance, but they all look worth reading.
One of the courses I was teaching last semester was Renaissance Literature and the most enjoyable part was the exploration of magic on stage from Dr Faustus to The Tempest and the magical statue scene in A Winter’s Tale. The … Continue reading
My two worlds collide in this article: ‘Shakespeare’s Vampire: Hubris in Coriolanus, Meyer’s Twilight, and Stoker’s Dracula’ by Patrick Gray.