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Reading Shakespeare in Nigeria

I’ve was in Nigeria again the last ten days. It’s not exactly a place for a holiday so when Susan was working in the week I was working hard on the Shakespearean Territories project. I’ve been combining reading plays I … Continue reading

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‘Shakespearean Territories’ – abstract for Warwick

This is my abstract for the Critical International and Political Studies annual lecture, University of Warwick, October 3rd 2012. This lecture shows how Shakespeare’s plays can help us to think about the multi-faceted nature of territory as word, concept and … Continue reading

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Recent Shakespeare reading

Working on my paper for Warwick in October. Hamlet, Macbeth and possibly something on Othello.

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When Greenblatt met Clinton

Good story in Stephen Greenblatt, Shakespeare’s Freedom (pp. 74-75). Greenblatt says how he was invited to the the White House for a poetry evening, and President Clinton gave a speech which mentioned Macbeth. This was, he remarked wryly, not the most … Continue reading

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