A new series of ‘translations’ of Shakespeare’s plays will change the language to contemporary, colloquial English — losing something essential to the text.
Research reveals that the 1622 catalogue for the Frankfurt Book Fair included the announcement of the publication of Shakespeare’s First Folio.
Penguin Random House’s new OMG Shakespeare series “takes the Bard’s original prose and replaces it with slang, text speak, and emoticons.” OMG, indeed.
Dennis Abrams is using Pentian to crowdfund the publication of his new YA series on Shakespeare, based on his Publishing Perspectives reading group
After two-and-a-half years, Publishing Perspectives’ literary blog, The Play’s The Thing, reaches the end of Shakespeare’s oeuvre, with The Two Noble Kinsmen.
Publishing Perspectives’ epic two and half year read of the plays of Shakespeare has reached the final plays, starting with Henry VIII (All is True).
Hogarth Press has enlisted Margaret Atwood to re-imagine The Tempest, while Booker Prize-winner Howard Jacobson will write a novel based on The Merchant of Venice.
Publishing Perspectives continues its epic reading of the complete Shakespeare, The Play’s The Thing, and launching into Antony and Cleopatra.
Publishing Perspective’s reading group focused on Shakespeare, The Play’s The Thing, begins its exploration of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, King Lear.
Hogarth announces The Hogarth Shakespeare: new prose versions of Shakespeare’s plays, retold by bestselling novelists from around the world.