Articles for Tag

William Shakespeare

Back to a kiss: Klimt, us and happiness

20/07/2021 by Elena Tonus
How often have you seen or heard anyone say “give me a kiss?” So many times that you probably can’t even remember. And then the world turned upside down and a kiss was one of the most dangerous things that anyone could do. Literature and art helped us to feel near other people even when it seemed impossible.

Words defining the magic of nature

26/08/2020 by Elena Tonus
Poets, writers and philosophers have always described and celebrated nature, one of the greatest and most exciting sources of inspiration. Why is it that...

Hamlet and The Lion King

05/05/2020 by Gina D.B. Clemen
Wonderful stories can be created on paper, on the stage and on the screen. Blockbusters existed long ago, even before films! Famous plays, operas, ballets...

Breaking the ice with Shakespeare

21/04/2020 by Victoria Heward
Shakespeare is possibly the most famous playwright in the world, but his 16th century English can often be quite difficult to understand. Yet, most English...

Power and Ambition - Shakespeare’s Kings

14/04/2020 by Gina D.B. Clemen
William Shakespeare wrote several immortal plays about the power and ambition of kings and rulers, and their terrible consequences. In these plays Shakespeare...

Literary London

26/07/2019 by Victoria Heward
“The streets of London have their map, but our passions are uncharted. What are you going to meet if you turn this corner?” Virginia Woolf   If...