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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Holinshed’s Chronicles

Holinshed’s Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland also known simply as Holinshed’s Chronicles is a multi-volume comprehensive history of the British Isles.  It was published in two editions.  The first in 1577.  The second in 1587.  Its importance today lies in its … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Shakespeare’s Macbeth

The full title of this work by William Shakespeare’s dramatic work is The Tragedy of Macbeth.  Rumor has it that its first performance was in 1606.  But, it’s hard to pin down any eyewitnesses to this.   This play speaks to … Continue reading

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