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The Shakespeare Code: English Professor Confirms the Bard’s Hand in ‘The Spanish Tragedy’

The Shakespeare Code: English Professor Confirms the Bard’s Hand in ‘The Spanish Tragedy’

For centuries, scholars have been searching for answers to a literary mystery: Who wrote the five additional passages in Thomas Kyd’s “The Spanish Tragedy”? Mounting arguments point to William Shakespeare, but English professor Douglas Bruster has recently found evidence confirming that the 325 additional lines are indeed the work of the Bard. According to Bruster’s…   » Continue Reading

Ransom Center Hosts Marathon Reading of “Shake-speares Sonnets”

Ransom Center Hosts Marathon Reading of “Shake-speares Sonnets”

Event: In a special Poetry on the Plaza event in honor of National Poetry Month and the 400th anniversary of the publication of "Shake-speares Sonnets," Shakespearean scholars, poets, actors and students will read the entirety of the 1609 volume, including all of the sonnets and "A Lover's Complaint." Cake will be served at this free…   » Continue Reading