The Bard of Avon
penned his play about the King 100 years after his death and many believe Shakespeare got his portrayal of him as a jealous, scheming monster dramatically wrong.
For the Bard of Avon
theatre was business and business meant making money.
Things have moved on in the 21st century and the modern stage is a world the Bard of Avon
would not recognise.
In the wake of those remarks The Post launched a competition to find the best-loved heritage site in the region that has nothing whatsoever to do with the Bard of Avon
When Macbeth first sees the ghost of the man he murdered he exclaims: "Bloomin' Nora," which is surely more Compo than Bard of Avon
because by the time students take a first course, they have been exposed for years to notions about The Bard of Avon
, and often have been traumatized by well-intentioned but pedagogically inept elementary-school efforts to teach his plays.
He's not been involved in his own identity crisis, but rather that of the Bard of Avon
If that sounds more like Avon calling than the Bard of Avon
, think again.
She recently wrote ``Shakespeare and Seuss,'' a humorous intermingling of the Bard of Avon
with tales of children's author, Dr.
In the opening speech of "The Tragedy of King Richard the Third," published in 1591, the Bard of Avon
has his title character declare: "I, that am curtailed of this fair proportion, / Cheated of feature by dissembling nature, / Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time / Into this breathing world, scarce half made up, / And that so lamely and unfashionable / That dogs bark at me as I halt by them.
THESE days visitors come from all over the world to pay their respects to the great Bard of Avon
Had they recognised the connection they would have trumped by 40 years the American writer and amateur historian Paul Streitz, who has published a book which purports to show that the Virgin Queen and the Bard of Avon
were actually mother and son.