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Understanding the Gender Complexities of Shakespeare

To download a copy of this academic paper in pdf format, please click here: PAPER – Understanding the Gender Complexities of Shakespeare Understanding the Gender Complexities of Shakespeare Dr Peter D Matthews Introduction The dramatists of Shakespeare are often characterized as being feminists because of the frankness of Cordelia in King Lear, the shrewdness of Portia in… Read more »

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The Bassanos: Jewish Guardians of the Ancient Arts

  The Bassanos Jewish Guardians of the Ancient Arts Dr Peter D Matthews   For centuries scholars have grappled with the fact that many of the Shakespearean characters are members of the Bassano family, but few have considered them as serious candidates for the dramatists of the Shakespearean works, until I released Shakespeare Exhumed: The… Read more »