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Redefining Beauty: Giustina Renier Michiel

How does one go about translating Shakespeare into other languages? His language is so particular to its time and place, and he coined so many new phrases and has such an immense vocabulary. Yet Giustina Renier Michiel was arguably the … Continue reading

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Soul and Wit

“An almost general custom in Italy is to deny Mothers the most precious gift, which is their Daughters’ education, which leaves them nothing but the sweet title of Mother” (qtd. in Calvani 10). Venetian author and translator Giustina Renier Michiel … Continue reading

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The Truth Behind Shakespeare’s Othello

The sophomores at my school are currently reading Othello, and I’ve been enjoying discussing it with them. I’m not their teacher for the classes that are reading it, but just for fun, I made a brief PowerPoint listing some of … Continue reading

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