Tagged: 1600s

Lit rec #265: “Be not afraid of greatness. Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them” (1602).

Yellow garters! Shipwreck, cross-dressing, true love. Esp. brought to life by Mark Rylance. TWELFTH NIGHT by Shakespeare.

12th night




Lit rec #263: Only Surpassed by Shakespeare in his time (1599).

Some 16th century magic. Thanks to HOL for reminding me of this one. “The Passionate Shepherd to His Love” by Christopher Marlowe.