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Advent Calendar Day 9: Hamlet!

Marcellus: […]Some say that ever, ‘gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour’s birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long; And then, they say, no spirit dare stir abroad, The nights are wholesome, then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallow’d and so gracious is…

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Research 2.0

Oxford is enjoying the long vac. This is the academic summer holiday; the period running from the end of 8th week Trinity (usually in late June), to October and Freshers’ Week. It is also the period to which proper academics refer as “time for getting some real work done”. I’m doing my best. I’ve handed…

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WRITING ABOUT WOMEN IN SHAKESPEARIAN PERFORMANCE: 11-12 SEPT 2010

WRITING ABOUT WOMEN IN SHAKESPEARIAN PERFORMANCE: Sept 11-12, 2010.
Hosted by the Shakspeare Birthplace Trust, with The University of Warwick and Nottingham Trent University.
SPEAKERS: Penny Downie, Laurie Maguire, Carol Rutter, John Peter, Anne Ogbomo.
REGISTRATION: education1@shakespeare.org.uk | 01789 207131 | http:///www.bloggingshakespeare.com
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Stratford in bloom.

Back in Stratford. Effects of the recession: we are getting a Lidl, parking has gone up (70 pence for half an hour), and everyone who graduated without a law-conversion-training-contract is on Job Seekers’ Allowance. Unemployed at the start of last summer, I passed the time filling in my little dole book & trying not to…

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