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William Shakespeare: the Lord of…Misrule??

The Lord of Misrule…well, with all the sex jokes in Shakespeare, I think I can see Will getting along with most any “lord of misrule.”

So, in keeping with the Shakespearean Christmas theme (and in order to give myself a break from writing a paper and grading 20 more), I thought that it would be fun to elaborate on one of the most fun British Christmas traditions out there, the Lord of Misrule (and there is most definitely a connection to Shakespeare aside from the time period on this one, trust me).  Read more…


Review: Twelfth Night (1996)

Twelfth Night in 1996, photo courtesy of

Twelfth Night in 1996,
photo courtesy of

It occurred to me last night that I have not done many movie posts, not since I first began the blog. Well, no time like the present!

I ran a search for adaptations of Twelfth Night, and found out that there was one which starred Helena Bonham Carter as Olivia. And thus my search ended quite quickly.

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