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    You could start with Julius Caesar, since you...

    You could start with Julius Caesar, since you have read it once before. That would give you a good way to dip your toes into Shakespeare again. After that, Richard II, Henry IV parts I and II, and...
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    The idea that Shakespeare did not write...

    The idea that Shakespeare did not write Shakespeare is one of the most absurd claims ever made in the history of literature. It's as bad as saying Napoleon was actually another person entirely.
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    Actually, Henry VIII DID write a great deal of...

    Actually, Henry VIII DID write a great deal of music, which I have on a CD that is performed by period musicians and singers. He was well-known for being able to write fine music, he did, as OP...
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    THANK YOU! I often wondered at the fools who...

    THANK YOU! I often wondered at the fools who claim someone other than Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare due to the supposed knowledge of Italy in the plays. I looked at a map. Verona, landlocked, check....
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    Shakespeare, the Book of Common Prayer (which...

    Shakespeare, the Book of Common Prayer (which itself influenced Shakespeare!), and the King James Bible have all had more influence on the development of Modern English than any other written works....
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    Aramaic is far more closely related to Hebrew...

    Aramaic is far more closely related to Hebrew than it is Arabic. The alphabet itself is more similar to Hebrew than Arabic, as is the language's orthography. Arabic is in fact the original language...
  7. Thread: Don Quixote

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    Procneus said: I am very pleased that you...

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    I am very pleased that you found it beneficial. As I continue to read through the Castilian, I shall compare it to the English, and let you know what I find. Also, you might...
  8. Thread: Don Quixote

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    Polliwog said: I am actually quite glad...

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    I am actually quite glad that you DID persevere. That is really great. The Spanish were a very deeply conservative people, but in some ways, they knew how to laugh at themselves...
  9. Thread: Don Quixote

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    Understanding Don Quixote

    I have read it in English several times. I have it in the Grossman translation, the Ormsby translation, and the Smollett translation revised by Slade. I am now having a go of it in the original...
  10. The development of the novel. The Tale of Genji, Le Morte D'Arthur, and Don Quixote

    Hello, Everyone!

    First, I'd like to say, hello. I am an independent researcher from Iowa. I have my MA in History, and my BA in Philosophy, but I have always been fascinated by the development of...
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