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.
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.
Edward St. Aubyn, author of the critically acclaimed Patrick Melrose series, has joined the Hogarth Shakespeare series to retell King Lear.
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.
Publishing Perspectives’ Shakespeare reading group, The Play’s the Thing, is nearing the end and, fitting the season, now begins The Winter’s Tale.
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.
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.
Publishing Perspective’s online reading group of complete works of Shakespeare will start 2013 with perhaps his most famous masterpiece: Hamlet. Read with us!
Starting this week, Publishing Perspectives’ online Shakespeare reading group The Play’s the Thing, takes on Julius Caesar.