Anthony and Cleopatra

This is part of Diane’s Literature For the Ages Series In January this year, I started on a “Read Shakespeare in a Year” plan. I made it until about March, by which time I had learned something about myself. There is a lot of Shakespeare I just don’t enjoy. That doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate Shakespeare’s genius. … Continue reading Anthony and Cleopatra

The Quest for Shakespeare

“Shakespeare is quite himself; it is only some of his critics who have discovered that he was someone else.” G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy In 2008, Joseph Pearce tackled the daunting task of trying to decode the enigma of Shakespeare’s religious identity. An Englishman by birth, Pearce is acutely aware of how intriguing and important the Shakespeare … Continue reading The Quest for Shakespeare