Tag Archives: Shakespeare

This Valentine’s Day, Use Your Words!

What truly says “I love you” to your Valentine? A fancy dinner out? Good luck getting a table, or avoiding romantic indigestion as you navigate the desperate crush of other romance seekers. A box of chocolates? Hardly original, and not exactly helpful with our … Continue reading

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FIRST FOLIO! Much Ado About Costumes

~posted by Ann G. Shakespeare’s First Folio is still here in Seattle for a few more days—if you haven’t gotten a chance to stop by, consider getting tickets and coming to see it! The library hosted a program recently called “Make Your … Continue reading

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FIRST FOLIO! Shakespeare and a Battle Remembered

The power of the pen can be as mighty as a host of lances in the hands of a great poet. One speech in one historical battle has lived on for six centuries, wrapped in myth and inspiration, mainly due … Continue reading

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FIRST FOLIO! Shakespeare in Young Adult Novels

~posted by Meranda Shakespeare has been parodied, reimagined, and adapted to fit a number genres. One of my favorite genres is young adult novels, and here are a few novels I found enjoyable.

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FIRST FOLIO! Shakespeare in Graphic Novels

Shakespeare’s influence can be seen everywhere…but that doesn’t mean that he is easy to understand or enjoy. Whether you already enjoy Shakespeare or have had problems with Shakespeare’s plays, why not check out a graphic novel? A frozen play, if you will. … Continue reading

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FIRST FOLIO! The Making of the First Folio

Should the life of a book require a biography, just like a person might merit a life story? The first omnibus of Shakespeare plays, popularly known as the First Folio, significantly changed the English language and our understanding of being … Continue reading

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FIRST FOLIO! Freegal: Five for Free – Shakespeare Edition

~posted by Cameron Friends, Seattleites, King County-men, lend me your ears. In celebration of the First Folio exhibit, here are five suggested downloads using the Freegal music service available using your Seattle Public Library Card. Kiss Me, Kate (Original Broadway Cast … Continue reading

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