Haunted Lover’s Ballads

Haunted Lover’s Ballads

Haunted Lover’s Ballads for Shakespeare’s lifetime were a special kind of folk song where the ghosts of dead lovers would come back to haunt their unfaithful partners as a warning to future potentially unfaithful lovers. Ghosts and spiritual manifestations...
Lost plays and how historians find them again

Lost plays and how historians find them again

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Gresham College with Valerie Shrimplin

Gresham College with Valerie Shrimplin

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