The Globe: Shakespeare, his Contemporaries, and Context

This group is for discussions about the life and works of William Shakespeare, the actor-playwright from Stratford-upon-Avon, as well as other playwrights, poets, and prose writers of his time: Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, John Donne, Thomas Middleton, John Webster, Beaumont and Fletcher and many others. We also welcome posts about Shakespeare in contemporary culture, theatre, teaching, etc.

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PinnedWelcome to the Globe!44 ulæste / 44Crypto-Willobie, september 2021
Currently Reading…4 ulæste / 4Podras., december 16, 2023
1594/5 reading19 ulæste / 19baswood, juni 2023
Shakespeare's First Folio1 ulæst / 1Podras., maj 2023
Folger reopening after remodel1 ulæst / 1Crypto-Willobie, maj 2023
Shakespeare in MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses), and other Online Presences30 ulæste / 30Podras., april 2023
Excerpt s from Marlowe's Dr Faustus read in "original pronunciation"3 ulæste / 3Crypto-Willobie, maj 2022
What's up with Hamlet?30 ulæste / 30proximity1, maj 2022
Richard III Act 113 ulæste / 13L.Bloom, april 2022
Henry VIII2 ulæste / 2alaudacorax, april 2022
How the Commedia Dell'Arte's Actresses Changed the Shakespearean Stage4 ulæste / 4alaudacorax, marts 2022
The Witch of Edmonton1 ulæst / 1Crypto-Willobie, februar 2022
The Sonnets - revisited3 ulæste / 3Crypto-Willobie, februar 2022
Richard III Act 5--closing thoughts6 ulæste / 6Tess_W, januar 2022
Richard III Act 42 ulæste / 2Tess_W, januar 2022
"Shakespeare-esq things in the news"2 ulæste / 2Tess_W, januar 2022
Richard III Act 32 ulæste / 2Tess_W, januar 2022
Richard III Act 22 ulæste / 2Tess_W, januar 2022
MacDormand - Washington - Coen Macbeth1 ulæst / 1Crypto-Willobie, januar 2022
Richard III Group Read January 2022 Housekeeping2 ulæste / 2AnnieMod, januar 2022
Group Read?33 ulæste / 33Crypto-Willobie, november 2021
What sparked your interest in Shakespeare?30 ulæste / 30Tess_W, november 2021
Troilus and Cressida15 ulæste / 15Tess_W, september 2021
Shakespeare-Owned Book Found?6 ulæste / 6Podras., maj 2021
(under construction) What Shakespeare's Sonnets tell us about their author161 ulæste / 161proximity1, maj 2021
On Missing the Point of Reading Shakespeare : Dr. Paul Hamilton comments on contemporary confusion6 ulæste / 6proximity1, maj 2021
"no darkness but ignorance" (Clown), "Twelfth Night", (IV, 2, 42)19 ulæste / 19proximity1, maj 2021
(under construction) What Shakespeare's Sonnets tell us about their author22 ulæste / 22proximity1, maj 2021
Occasional Notes: On the past and present defamation of Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford,3 ulæste / 3proximity1, maj 2021
Notes and comments on René Girard and his work, A Theatre of Envy: William Shakespeare (1991; 2000)20 ulæste / 20proximity1, maj 2021
Did Shakespeare—correction, William Shaksper— write "Shakespeare"?* (continued from post No. 215 of the original thread)44 ulæste / 44proximity1, maj 2021
Teaching about the person and work of "Shakespeare" as done today amounts to a "crime"105 ulæste / 105proximity1, maj 2021
THIS THREAD IS CLOSED Recent Shakespeare News59 ulæste / 59Crypto-Willobie, maj 2021
For Shakespeare's Birthday, 20216 ulæste / 6Podras., april 2021
testing 1231 ulæst / 1Crypto-Willobie, april 2021
Continuations and retellings5 ulæste / 5proximity1, april 2021
testing16 ulæste / 16AnnieMod, marts 2021
alternative to David Crystal's 'original pronunciation'3 ulæste / 3Crypto-Willobie, februar 2021
The people and places of the world of Edward De Vere, Seventeenth Earl of Oxford--and what these have to teach us...7 ulæste / 7proximity1, august 2020
Did Shakespeare write Shakespeare?224 ulæste / 224proximity1, juli 2020
Missing Tag16 ulæste / 16proximity1, juni 2020
Some forthcoming Shakespeare lectures from Sir Stanley Wells4 ulæste / 4Crypto-Willobie, maj 2020
Did Shakespeare write Shakespeare? continued, part 258 ulæste / 58Podras., april 2020
Milton on Shakespeare...12 ulæste / 12proximity1, september 2019
The world of Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford (II) : On Elizabethan noble society and its heritage2 ulæste / 2proximity1, juli 2019
The Best Complete Shakespeare Collection9 ulæste / 9tespis, juni 2019
books about WS, etc.48 ulæste / 48proximity1, juni 2019
Notes on & Excerpts from Dowden's Shakspere A Critical Study and on Chapman's Wm. Shaksp. and Robt. Greene The Evidence3 ulæste / 3proximity1, april 2019
Finding the pen-name's author, Edward Oxford: Sonnet XLVIII2 ulæste / 2proximity1, oktober 2018
How those so inclined could collaborate to find key evidence of Oxford's identity behind the pen-name “Shakepeare"7 ulæste / 7Podras., september 2018
Favorite Audio Books?3 ulæste / 3proximity1, august 2018
New Cambridge Shakespeare entries4 ulæste / 4Crypto-Willobie, januar 2017
Shakespeare keeping words current4 ulæste / 4Podras., maj 2016
New to Shakespeare - Help me find my perfect edition!25 ulæste / 25MarleneMacke, april 2016
Shakespeare's First Folio4 ulæste / 4Crypto-Willobie, april 2016
Sonnets8 ulæste / 8LesMiserables, december 2015
Modern editions8 ulæste / 8messpots, februar 2015
Titus Andronicus15 ulæste / 15Crypto-Willobie, december 2014
Globe Theatre touring Hamlet3 ulæste / 3chrisharpe, december 2014
What performances have you seen lately?14 ulæste / 14Podras., oktober 2014
BBC R4 In Our Time: The Tempest5 ulæste / 5alaudacorax, november 2013
The Henriad Plays6 ulæste / 6jennybhatt, september 2013
BBC Radio 3 and Shakespeare17 ulæste / 17antimuzak, april 2013
Any character...8 ulæste / 8Muscogulus, juni 2012
Happy Birthday, dear William......2 ulæste / 2lilithcat, april 2012
Movies18 ulæste / 18abbottthomas, december 2011
Best Performances25 ulæste / 25the_dolls_dressmaker, oktober 2011
Doubtful Plays, Shakespeare 1734-356 ulæste / 6JaceWolff, september 2011
Soliloquies: the lady doth indeed protest, chris wind1 ulæst / 1chriswind, august 2011
An Elizabethan LT interface?1 ulæst / 1Muscogulus, januar 2011
Complete Shakespeare6 ulæste / 6PhoenixTerran, november 2010
Playing the Dane: BBC Radio 4: Archive on 4:1 ulæst / 1chrisharpe, november 2010
King Lear at The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington12 ulæste / 12Naren559, maj 2010
Wikipedia (groan)8 ulæste / 8bhelg33, maj 2010
Recommendations17 ulæste / 17Naren559, juli 2009
The first time you read Romeo & Juliet...4 ulæste / 4audreyfan21, marts 2009
The Globe Message Board45 ulæste / 45Porius, marts 2009
Purported Shakespeare portrait2 ulæste / 2Porius, marts 2009
Need a line number.3 ulæste / 3Foxhunter, marts 2009
How to buy Shakespeare?7 ulæste / 7xieouyang, januar 2009
On Having Finished Shakespeare's Complete Works4 ulæste / 4xieouyang, januar 2009
Looking for Richard6 ulæste / 6Naren559, december 2008
Pericles1 ulæst / 1antimuzak, november 2008
Famous Quotes : From William Shakepeare's plays1 ulæst / 1skoobdo, november 2008
The Bard: Famous Quotes (From his plays)1 ulæst / 1skoobdo, november 2008
Life and Times of William Shakespeare - The Bard1 ulæst / 1skoobdo, november 2008
Introductory Criticism?6 ulæste / 6skoobdo, november 2008
Least favorite Shakespeare plays2 ulæste / 2tortoise, august 2008
Weird Shakespeare Adaptations17 ulæste / 17twacorbies, juli 2008
KIng Lear6 ulæste / 6belleyang, juni 2008
Othello6 ulæste / 6GirlFromIpanema, maj 2008
All's Well That Ends Well4 ulæste / 4belleyang, januar 2008
the hamlet thread5 ulæste / 5Naren559, december 2007
Quiz/Trivia Time: Shakespeare's Plays2 ulæste / 2desultory, december 2007
Christopher Marlowe3 ulæste / 3Naren559, november 2007
Shakespeare Historical Fiction4 ulæste / 4lilithcat, november 2007
Cymbeline7 ulæste / 7KimberlyL, november 2007
Timon of Athens3 ulæste / 3Naren559, november 2007
Coriolanus3 ulæste / 3belleyang, november 2007
Shakespeare's Plays In Prose.5 ulæste / 5jseger9000, oktober 2007
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