CATEGORY: William Shakespeare
The Gruesome Blood Sports of Shakespearean England
January 30, 2017

Bear-baiting, dog fights and gladiatorial combat involving chimps were just a few of the grisly animal blood sports that were once a hot ticket in 16th and 17th century England. Read More

10 Ways Shakespeare Changed the Way You Talk
April 22, 2016

Explore 10 words and phrases that the world-famous playwright contributed to the popular lexicon. Read More

One of Shakespeare’s Rare First Folios Discovered in French Library
December 1, 2014

Librarians in the town of St.-Omer, France, recently discovered a first folio of William Shakespeare’s plays, which are among the rarest books in the world. Read More