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Welcome to the 21st Century, Your Grace

For better or worse, Richard III is now a worldwide pop-culture icon, joining the ranks of Kirk, Spock and McCoy, Harry Potter and Severus Snape, Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi, Aragorn and Legolas. 1,287 more words

Grey Friars Phase II: The 2013 excavation

The discovery of the lost friary of Grey Friars and the remains of King Richard III in 2012 was by no means the end of the Grey Friars Project. 829 more words



Most Ricardians have spent many years honing their beliefs and building up a knowledgeable sympathy and regard for the character and actions of Richard III during his lamentably shot life-time. 962 more words

My kingdom for a mooc

As massively open online courses are all the rage I’ve started learning about England in the time of Richard III. On paper I like the idea of exploring a topic through multiple medias online though in practice I am less certain. 206 more words

Response to Tom Stern's "History Plays as History"

Stern, Tom. “History Plays as History.” Philosophy and Literature 36.2 (2012): 285-300. Print.

Unexpectedly, this article is pretty exciting because it begins to address a new research topic – Shakespeare’s utilization of the history play in the 1590’s. 2,405 more words

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Change... okay, Alteration, in Plans: Shakespeare and the History Play

This is a new area of research that needs to be considered. But WHEN? Next week should be the most difficult parts of this research – Kenneth Burke, Roland Barthes, and Claude Levi-Strauss… 1,134 more words

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