How Macbeth Saved Shakespeare in the Gunpowder Plot

How Macbeth Saved Shakespeare in the Gunpowder Plot

Macbeth instructing the murderers employed to kill Banquo Painting by GeorgeCattermole, born 1800 – died 1868 Source Remember, Remember, the 5th of November. Tonight many in England will celebrate an occasion known as Bonfire Night. They celebrate this day to...
1599 By James Shapiro

1599 By James Shapiro

James Shapiro's 1599 “1599 was an epochal year for Shakespeare and England. During that year, Shakespeare wrote four of his most famous plays: Henry the Fifth, Julius Caesar, As You Like It, and, most remarkably, Hamlet; Elizabethans sent off an army to crush an...