Classic Remarks: Is Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew misogynistic? Should we continue to stage it?

Because I don’t believe Shakespeare to be a true misogynist, I am reluctant to call his play misogynistic...

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Classic Remarks 3: Is “Romeo and Juliet” a tragic love story or ironic comedy?

Is Romeo and Juliet a tragic love story or an ironic comedy? Should we take the play seriously when its protagonists are so young? Having not the time to read the play again and do the sort of long, hard analysis I used to struggle over in college, I beg you to accept my quick … Continue reading Classic Remarks 3: Is “Romeo and Juliet” a tragic love story or ironic comedy?