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Our preparation stands/ In expectation of them

As much as I regret not finding time to post an update until just now, there’s something deliciously satisfying about returning to my blog after the madness of tech week to finally announce that THIS IS IT. We’re here. Tonight … Continue reading

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Fit for your o’er-looking

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Thou hadst little wit in thy bald crown, when thou gavest thy golden one away

Speaking of crowns…I saw this artifact while visiting the British Museum over winter break, but I couldn’t get a good picture. I found one while revisiting Iron Age England research just now, and I found out that this crown was … Continue reading

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A serviceable villain

I’m blogging in defense of Oswald, whom I consider to be the most undervalued, underrated, ignored, misrepresented character in the entire play. Goneril, Regan, Edmund — they’re rightfully condemned by readers and audiences. Sure, in some adaptations they’re more human or … Continue reading

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Most choice, forsaken

So my idea of procrastination this semester is finding amusing King Lear tidbits, videos and images online. Most of the silly ones I share with my class on Facebook, but I found something really illuminating on youtube just now, and … Continue reading

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What is your study?

Between yesterday’s workshop and today’s lesson, the 40-ish King Lear students can speak, move, even fight Shakespeare. Or at least we know a bit more about how to do those things well. Last night, we all attended a two hour … Continue reading

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I do remember now

I read King Lear for the first time my senior year of high school, but I wasn’t unfamiliar with the story. It was one of the favorites in my illustrated book of Shakespeare stories, watered down, prose versions of the … Continue reading

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