Staging the Fight: Hamlet, Laertes, and the Rapier

Staging the Fight: Hamlet, Laertes, and the Rapier

In 1610, when Shakespeare was 46 years old, Ridalfo Capoferro wrote the definitive work on rapier fencing, which not only enjoyed popularity for over 150 years but remains a reference text for professional fencers today. In that work, he outlined specific techniques...
8 Modern Words We Get From Shakespeare

8 Modern Words We Get From Shakespeare

8 Modern Words That We Get From Shakespeare DOWNLOAD THE LIST BELOW! Ever had someone tell you they questioned if a guy from 500 years ago could still be relevant today? I have. So many times people ask me, “How do you read that stuff? Isn’t the text too...
I’m launching a Shakespeare podcast!

I’m launching a Shakespeare podcast!

This post contains affiliate links. That’s right! That Shakespeare Life Podcast coming at you April 23, 2018 (That’s just a little over 3 months away!!! Eeeeek!) That Shakespeare Life is the podcast hosted by me, Cassidy Cash:That Shakespeare Girl, and is...
Did Shakespeare Have a Wife?

Did Shakespeare Have a Wife?

Yes! Anne Hathaway was Shakespeare’s wife. Here’s what we know about her. She was born in 1556, and was 8 years older than William Shakespeare. We don’t know officially how they met originally, but there are rumors that Shakespeare was actually dating more than one...