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Shakespeare and Unforgotten War Crimes

“…. O, it presses to my memory, Like damned guilty deeds to sinners’ minds.” (Romeo and Juliet, act 3, sc. 2) Fifteen years is a long time for the collective memory of people. Collective drunkenness is not indispensable for collective … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Godfathers and Radars among the Oranges

“… deal mildly with his youth; For young hot colts being raged do rage the more.” (King Richard II, act 2, sc. 1) Less than 1000 miles West-South-West of Ukraine and Crimea lies the island of Sicily. Where there is … Continue reading

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Ukraine and a Repeat of Lithuania

“Are there no stones in heaven But what serve for thunder?” (Othello, act 5, sc. 2) In traditional history, it was the slaves who rebelled against the masters. But in the revised Huxley’s edition of our brave new world it … Continue reading

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Color Revolutions, a Shakespearean Interpretation

“These things, indeed, you have articulated, Proclaim’d at market crosses, read in churches, To trim the garment of rebellion With some fine color, that may please the eye Of fickle changelings, and poor discontents …… And never yet did insurrection … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Ukraine and the Smoking Gun

I will no more trust him when he leers, than I will a serpent when he hisses.” (Troilus and Cressida, act 5, sc. 1) The expression “smoking gun”, as we know, is intended to represent incontrovertible evidence of a crime, … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, America and the Superbowl

“Mad I call it; for, to define true madness, What is ‘t but to be nothing else but mad? But let that go.” (Hamlet, act 2, sc. 2) This article may irritate or alienate some American Internauts who regularly visit … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Side Effects of Medicines

“And thou, too careless patient as thou art, Commit’st thy anointed body to the cure Of those physicians that first wounded thee” (King Richard II, act 2, sc. 1) Weary with toil, I hastened to my arm-chair, the just repose … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the 30th Anniversary of Orwell’s 1984

 “…learn, good soul, To think our former state a happy dream; From which awaked, the truth of what we are Shows us but this” King Richard II, act 5, sc.1) 2014 is the thirtieth anniversary of the virtual, and properly … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Best Speaker of 2013

“I speak as my understanding instructs me, And as my honesty puts it to utterance.” (Winter’s Tale, act 1, sc. 1) The year’s end calls for celebrations and nominations of the “best man of the year” for this or that … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, False Smiles and a Document from the Bankers’ Magazine

“… he does smile his face into more lines than are in the new map, with the augmentation of the Indies.” (Twelfth Night, act 3, sc. 2) Visitors to this site are well aware of the veneer of courtesy usually … Continue reading

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