Lately, the term "Bardolatry" has taken on negative
resonances, of those who glorify Shakespeare to excess. I want this
blog to be a place where I take back what it means to be a Bardolator,
showing what a joy it can be to study Shakespeare.
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8 July 2016
One of Shakespeare’s earliest revenge tragedies is Romeo and Juliet. I’m a big fan of Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation, and was looking forward to seeing if Sir Kenneth...
20 April 2016
Happy birthday, Shakespeare! I know, I know, April 23 marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, but “Happy Deathday!” doesn’t have the same...
14 January 2016
I finally got the chance to see the 2015 film adaptation of Macbeth, directed by Justin Kurzel and starring Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard. Based on the after-show rumblings,...
27 May 2015
The beauty of Shakespeare’s drama is its versatility: it has reached audiences throughout the ages as a product of its time, and as a perfect vessel to communicate the cultural...