Tag: William Shakespeare

  • Recent Reads: Shakespeare, Vintage Horror, and Modernism

    This past long weekend, having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I settled down in my big blue chair for a mini readathon. I’m dreadfully behind on the 100-book Goodreads goal, so my nefarious scheme is to read a bunch of short works to try to […]

  • Hamlet Revisited

    Over time, I have come to love a lot of things I used to dislike strongly – opera, Debussy, Moby-Dick, and poetry.  Perhaps Shakespeare will grow on me, too – perhaps. The plot starts out with some exposition explaining that the king of Denmark has recently died and his brother Claudius is serving the office […]

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