Category Archives: shakespeare

  1. Smelly Books, Double Falsehoods, and Categorical Thinking

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    February 16, 2016 by libroshombre

      Science fiction legend Ray Bradbury once wrote, “A book has got smell. A new books smells great. An old …
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  2. Frustration, Anxiety, and Guff

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    October 19, 2015 by libroshombre

    “I was an accomplice in my own frustration,” the English playwright and screenwriter Peter Shaffer once wrote, and to some …
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  3. Shakespeare’s Tongue, Dog Listeners, and Gregarious Cockroaches

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    February 17, 2015 by libroshombre

    David Crystal’s book, “Think on My Words: Exploring Shakespeare’s Language,” has been on my reading table lately. The section on …
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  4. Grammar Nazis, Word Power, and Shakespeare’s Library

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    May 8, 2014 by libroshombre

    Truly, I’m no grammar nazi. I’ve known real ones – some of my best friends are grammatical storm troopers – …
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