It’s Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, more or less, and all of Twitter is a stage for stories about the immortal one.
There is no time for me to read of Shakespeare morning until night, so I created a list of links pulled from Twitter today for your leisurely reading enjoyment, The first one is my own, so I may be a poor jurist. But all the others I have read or intend to read.
Shakespeare’s plays: Timeless, or full of anachronisms?
The Shakespeare sentence that changed my writing – and can change yours
If Shakespeare had written Star Wars
13 everyday phrases that came from Shakespeare
45 everyday phrases that Shakespeare coined
William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday: 50 everyday phrases that came from the Bard
20 great Shakespearean insults
6 words from Shakespeare for 2014
Was Shakespeare aware of the scientific discoveries of his time?
Was Shakespeare an atheist? Or more of a secular humanist?
Shakespeare the magazine
As Shakespeare Turns 450, ‘Hamlet’ Tour Makes The World A Stage
The year of Lear in New York theater
Why Shakespeare belongs in prison
Shakespeare’s Unconventional Conventions
The Myth of Shakespeare: What is the true preeminence of The Bard?
The books we wouldn’t have had without Shakespeare
23 things you didn’t know about Shakespeare
I present to thee 23 ways to celebrate Mr. Shakespeare’s Birthday.
10 Shakespeare plays as Sun covers
Will power: Shakespeare Flipboard
All Shakespeare’s plays in three-panel comics
And more comics
Why the birth of Shakespeare is the birth of modern art
How well do you know Shakespeare’s plays?
Beat the Bard! Shakespeare’s characters fight it out in our interactive game
What is up with thy, thou, thee and thine?
The 10 essential screen adaptations
Reading Shakespeare without the sex jokes is the real tragedy
Shakespeare: 10 things you didn’t know
The 11 worst couples Shakespeare ever wrote
Reverb: Shakespeare stories
Top 10 Shakespeare books for children
450 years of Juliets: On women making Shakespeare
Was Shakespeare a good actor?
Shakespeare’s novel neologisms we still use
William Shakespeare, short and tweet
Incony questrists: Shakespeare’s ‘rare ornaments’ of the English language
It’s Shakespeare’s Birthday and We’ve Got Party Favors!