Hip Pocket Posts

Posts good to have at the ready…

Manifesto (or “Why exactly are we doing this?”)

That Discussion, Or the King of Re-purposing Strikes Again (an introduction to Shakespearean verse)

That Discussion, Part Two (more intro to Shakespearean verse)

Why Rhyme? Part Two: The Answers (a discussion of the reasons for rhyme in Shakespearean verse)

Why Rhyme? Part Two: The Answers–Episode Two: The Answers’ Answer (more discussion of the reasons for rhyme in Shakespearean verse)

Poetry Preview/Review: To the Iamb, and Beyond! (a discussion of feet and meter)

Anna’s a Pest, but She Dances to the Soundtrack of Romantic Comedies (a continuation of the Poetry Preview/Review)

The Not-So-Digital Tools of the Trade (some resources to make your exploration of Shakespeare a little easier… in other words, of studying Shakespeare was spelunking, then here’s some rope and a flashlight)

Shakespeare’s English Succession of Kings (with a link to the Flash app)

 

Bill Walthall (UCLA '85 English), a former high school English, Shakespeare, and Drama teacher, will read and blog about each of Shakespeare's plays, from The Comedy of Errors through The Tempest.

The Bill / Shakespeare Project