Shakespeare: Where There's a Will

February 28, 2010
(was 03.15.2009)

All the world's a stage! The Play's the thing. Fair is foul and foul is fair. Hardly a day goes by when the words that flowed so easily from Will Shakespeare's pen don't meet and greet us in the modern world. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, sweet William makes his way to the graphic novel and to the culture wars.

  1. Marjorie Garber on Shakespeare & Modern Culture

    Marjorie Garber is one of the world's premier Shakespeare scholars and teaches at Harvard. Her latest book is "On Shakespeare and Modern Culture."

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  2. Jess Winfield on his Novel of Sex, Drugs, & Shakespeare

    Jess Winfield was one of the original members of "The Reduced Shakespeare Company." He's now a novelist and talks with Jim Fleming about "My Name is Will: a Novel of Sex, Drugs, and Shakespeare."

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  3. Mark Anderson: Was Shakespeare Shakespeare?

    Mark Anderson tells Steve Paulson that no single piece of evidence for Shakespeare's identity is conclusive, but all the funny coincidences "prove" his thesis.

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  4. Stephen Greenblatt: Was Shakespeare Shakespeare?

    Shakespeare biographer Stephen Greenblatt isn't persuaded by rumors that question William Shakespeare's work. He insists Shakespeare's genius is that he was not a nobleman

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  5. Karen Wenborn on Graphic Novel Shakespeare

    Karen Wenborn tells Jim Fleming about Classical Comics which have published three versions of Shakespeare plays, pairing various versions of the texts with bright, action-packed, comic book style visuals.

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