Shakespeare: who put those thoughts in his head? | Culture | The Guardian

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A Brilliant Essay on Shakespeare by Jonathan Bate:

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Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

     My introduction to this should be titled, “Why I love The Guardian and would take it to a desert island.” I am a Shakespeare junkie: a former professor who spent two years at the Shakespeare Institute and who taught Shakespeare in many guises. This is the best essay I have read on Shakespeare in many a long year. Thanks to The Guardian for sharing it with us!

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“Today everybody reads Shakespeare. But what books did he read? Jonathan Bate on the writers who shaped the world’s greatest playwright – and the three books the Bard would pick for Desert Island Discs…”

Source: Shakespeare: who put those thoughts in his head? | Culture | The Guardian

Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

Courtesy of the Folger Shakespeare Library

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