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Plagiarism Software Finds a New Shakespeare Play

Plagiarism-detection software was created with lazy, sneaky college students in mind — not the likes of William Shakespeare. Yet the software may have settled a...

Is This What Shakespeare Looked Like?

We all know what William Shakespeare looked like: similar to a hippie uncle — balding, moustached, longish hair in back. How do we know? Mostly from an...

The Mystery of Shakespeare's Identity

Like alien autopsies and the second gunman, the belief that someone other than a glover's son from Stratford wrote William Shakespeare's plays is a conspiracy...

Rethinking Anne Hathaway

History has been cruel to Anne Hathaway. For centuries, scholars and journalists have vilified her as a homely wench to whom William Shakespeare was...

Shakespeare Inc.

When two actors, Henry Condell and John Heminges, started putting together a book of all their friend's plays, they could not have guessed where it would lead...

Education: Shall I Die? Shall I Fly . . .

The players have often mentioned it as an honour to Shakespeare, that . . . he never blotted out a line. My answer hath been, "Would he had blotted a thousand!"...

CINEMA: SUDDENLY SHAKESPEARE

Tabloid-TV anchors announce a bloody feud between two of Verona Beach's most notorious clans--thug royalty, whose young princes have the family name tattooed on...

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Will Power: 10 Great Shakespeare Movies

With Joss Whedon’s  ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ in theaters, we take a look back at 10 memorable big-screen adaptations of William Shakespeare plays

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