As marketers jockey for position in the 400th year of Shakespeare’s death, the modern-relevance lights burn bright. We look at several releases this month.
My Shakespeare Obsession: It’s A Question of Character
Dennis Abrams discusses how intimidation of the Bard turned into his Shakespeare obsession and a lifelong love of writing and words.
Finding a New Way to Bring Shakespeare to YA Readers
Dennis Abrams is using Pentian to crowdfund the publication of his new YA series on Shakespeare, based on his Publishing Perspectives reading group
Join Us For The Play’s The Thing’s (and Shakespeare’s) Last Play
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.
Loved Hilary Mantel’s Henry VIII? Try Shakespeare’s Orignal!
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).
Publishing Perspectives’ Reading of “The Tempest” Is About to Begin!
For two years Publishing Perspectives has examined the plays of Shakespeare at The Play’s The Thing. We are approaching the end, with The Tempest.
“We cannot come to an end of Shakespeare’s greatest plays…”
Publishing Perspectives’ Shakespeare reading group, The Play’s the Thing, is nearing the end and, fitting the season, now begins The Winter’s Tale.
PP’s Shakespeare Book Club: No More Tragedy…It’s Time for Romance
Publishing Perspective’s epic reading of the complete plays of Shakespeare, The Play’s The Thing. is near the finale. Next up: the romances, starting with Cymbeline.
Publishing Perspectives Shakespeare Group Starts “Coriolanus”
Before Publishing Perspectives’ epic reading of Shakespeare, The Play’s The Thing, moves to the romances of his late career, we have one last tragic stop to make: Coriolanus.
PP Shakespeare Group Read Begins “Antony and Cleopatra”
Publishing Perspectives continues its epic reading of the complete Shakespeare, The Play’s The Thing, and launching into Antony and Cleopatra.