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  • Mark Allen

Bard Day celebration offers much to read about

It’s Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, more or less, and all of Twitter is a stage for stories about the immortal one.

There is no time for me to read of Shakespeare morning until night, so I created a list of links pulled from Twitter today for your leisurely reading enjoyment, The first one is my own, so I may be a poor jurist. But all the others I have read or intend to read.

Shakespeare’s plays: Timeless, or full of anachronisms?

The Shakespeare sentence that changed my writing – and can change yours

If Shakespeare had written Star Wars

13 everyday phrases that came from Shakespeare

45 everyday phrases that Shakespeare coined

William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday: 50 everyday phrases that came from the Bard

20 great Shakespearean insults

6 words from Shakespeare for 2014

Was Shakespeare aware of the scientific discoveries of his time?

Was Shakespeare an atheist? Or more of a secular humanist?

Shakespeare the magazine

As Shakespeare Turns 450, ‘Hamlet’ Tour Makes The World A Stage

The year of Lear in New York theater

Why Shakespeare belongs in prison

Shakespeare’s Unconventional Conventions

The Myth of Shakespeare: What is the true preeminence of The Bard?

The books we wouldn’t have had without Shakespeare

23 things you didn’t know about Shakespeare

I present to thee 23 ways to celebrate Mr. Shakespeare’s Birthday.

10 Shakespeare plays as Sun covers

Will power: Shakespeare Flipboard

All Shakespeare’s plays in three-panel comics

And more comics