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The Entire Collection

$110.00

The Entire Collection

Collect the entire award-winning series of The Shakespeare Papers to date, 2008–2011, 24 issues. A great gift for your Shakespeare-loving friends and family.
$110 includes shipping and handling.

All 2011 issues

$40.00

All 2011 issues

Buy the entire 2011 set of collectible, award-winning Shakespeare Papers in Volume IV, 2011! Still only $40 for all six issues, which even includes shipping and handling. Such a deal.

Nov/Dec 2011 This England

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2011 This England

Test your knowledge of Shakespeare’s England! No matter where a play is set, Shakespeare uses English place names.
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Sep/Oct 2011 The Flora in Hamlet

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The Flora in Hamlet

Discover the underlying symbolism and significance of the flowers and weeds in Hamlet.
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Jul/Aug 2011—Bells

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2011—Bells

Become more aware of the mystical potency and protective power of the bells mentioned by Shakespeare.
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May/Jun 2011—One-Letter Words

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2011—One-Letter Words

A sweet look at tiny gems in Shakespeare’s works, one-letter words. By guest designer, Craig Conley.
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Mar/Apr 2011—Holy Writ

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Holy Writ

In honor of the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible, in this issue we feature a few of Shakespeare’s many biblical references.
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Jan/Feb 2011—Listen to the Moon

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Listen to the Moon

Diana, goddess of the Moon, is a subtle but persistent presence in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Let us listen to the Moon.
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All 2010 issues

$40.00

All 2010 issues

Buy the entire 2010 set of collectible, award-winning Shakespeare Papers in Volume III, 2010! Still only $40 for all six issues, which even includes shipping and handling. Such a deal.


Nov/Dec 2010—Nine Men’s Morris

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Nine Men’s Morris

Learn to play the game of logic and critical thinking mentioned in Midsummer Night’s Dream! Includes everything you need to play.
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Sep/Oct 2010—Witch’s Brew

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Witch’s Brew

Nothing is what it is in Macbeth—everything has an underlying meaning, including the creepy stuff in the cauldron!
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Jul/Aug 2010—Taverns

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Taverns

Take a tour of the plays via the Taverns that Shakespeare mentions by name. You’ll be inspired to give your own home a name!
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May/Jun 2010—Imagery

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Imagery

Take a very close look—in your mind—at some of the astonishing images Shakespeare has created.
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Mar/Apr 2010—Dead Women

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Dead Women

Recognizing Shakespeare’s fascination with death, we focus here on just the women who have died. Warning: a bit gruesome.
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Jan/Feb 2010—Gait

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Gait

Shakespeare thinks a person’s gait is as distinguishing a characteristic as one’s appearance. You’ll be much more aware of how people move after reading this issue.
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All 2009 issues

$40.00

All 2009 issues

Buy the entire 2009 set of collectible, award-winning Shakespeare Papers in Volume II, 2009! Still only $40 for all six issues, which amazingly includes shipping and handling!

Nov/Dec 2009—Games ’09

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Games ’09

Not just fun and games, but new ways to look at things you might not have noticed before.
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Sep/Oct 2009—Portia

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Portia

Did Portia betray her father by giving Bassanio clues to the correct casket? There are indications that she did!
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July/Aug 2009—Mothers

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Mothers

There are a number of powerful and dynamic mothers in the plays. It’s particularly interesting to view them collectively.
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May/June 2009—Rhetoric

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Rhetoric

Take a close look at some of the rhetorical devices that Shakespeare used brilliantly, and learn to use “epizeuxis” with glee!
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March/April 2009—Proverbs

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Proverbs

Shakespeare uses proverbs abundantly, and many lines in the plays have since become new proverbs. Take a close look at these little gems.
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Jan/Feb 2009—Tears & Blood

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Tears & Blood

Shakespeare makes connections between tears and blood throughout the plays. What do we see when we look closely at this one image cluster?
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All 2008 issues

$40.00

All 2008 issues

You can buy the entire collectible, award-winning series in Volume I, 2008! Only $40 for the whole set—includes shipping and handling!

Nov/Dec—Games & Puzzles 2008

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Games & Puzzles 2008

Take a break with one of a dozen puzzles and games to test your knowledge about the Shakespearean plays and characters! If you don’t know all the answers, that means you’ll learn something.
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Sep/Oct 2008—Macbeth Correspondences

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Macbeth Correspondences

You already know the plot of Macbeth, so dig into these underlying “correspondences,” the subtle and sometimes hidden meanings, to round out your appreciation of this great play.
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July/Aug 2008—Rings and Things

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Rings and Things

Shakespeare uses rings throughout the plays in a variety of ways. This issue collects most of the ring imagery in one place so we can look at the whole spectrum of ideas. It’s a bit surprising to see the emphasis on this symbolic item.
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May/June 2008—Language: Discarded Words

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Language: Discarded Words

The May/June issue is on words that Shakespeare invented but that somehow got discarded along the way. Perfectly good words, too. The issue comes with a PostIt note pad so you can write the words down, post them to your fridge, and use them daily!
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March/April 2008—Potpourri: Food/Meat

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Potpourri: Food/Meat

This issue is about food—specifically, it uses quotes about meat and poultry mentioned in the plays. A number of Elizabethan recipes are included.
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Jan/Feb 2008—Motif: Morning

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Motif: Morning

This issue is about morning and the various ways Shakespeare describes it.
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