Summing up Shakespeare in Three Simple Thoughts

My most recent Renaissance English History Podcast was a short intro into the life of Shakespeare, to celebrate the 400th anniversary of his death.  I had been extremely negligent in not talking about Shakespeare before.  It’s simply because my interests – which have driven the sporadic nature of my podcast…

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The Queen’s Men: Propaganda in Elizabethan Theater

I’ve been listening to a book called Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare by Stephen Greenblatt which is a  biography of Shakespeare from a holistic world-view perspective.  How did a provincial young boy, who was the son of a glover, who may or may not have been a…

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