Tag: Shakespeare

GUEST BLOG—The Changing Fortunes of Shakespeare’s Kings by Gary Schoepfel

GUEST BLOG—The Changing Fortunes of Shakespeare’s Kings by Gary Schoepfel

The wheel of Fortune turns; I go down, demeaned; another is carried to the height; far too high up sits the king at the summit – let him beware ruin! lyrics from “O Fortuna” in the Carmina Burana  Beware “lovely rose” King Richard. Beware “Judas” Bolingbroke. Beware wayward “heir-apparent” Prince Hal. […]

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CLASSICAL TRIVIA! — Battle of the Bard

CLASSICAL TRIVIA! — Battle of the Bard

We just can’t get enough Shakespeare at Classical Pursuits! In this latest blog post, Katherine Barber, founding editor-in-chief of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, has a lively discussion with educator and Travel Pursuits leader extraordinaire Gary Schoepfel about our February 25 email blast on words coined by Shakespeare. Katherine is the […]

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