Tag: Shakespeare

Shakespeare’s Dictionary (annotated, no less)?!

The Folger Shakespeare Library staff will be delving into the matter of whether the copy of John Baret’s An Alvearie or Quadruple Dictionarie, published in London in 1580, which two New York rare book dealers purchased on ebay is Will Shakespeare’s own copy, annotated in…

Shakespeare's Dictionary (annotated, no less)?!

The Folger Shakespeare Library staff will be delving into the matter of whether the copy of John Baret’s An Alvearie or Quadruple Dictionarie, published in London in 1580, which two New York rare book dealers purchased on ebay is Will Shakespeare’s own copy, annotated in…

Pondering: Warmth

Reading an interview with Ian McEwan in the NYT (the “By the Book” column for 6 Dec), I paused over the phrase “warm intelligence” (in regard to Shakespeare). Warm. I’m in the warmth seeking stage of revising this manuscript. A few of the historical…