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Misdemeanour, social climbing, shotgun weddings: gratify the Shakespeares

A pregnant bride, a father-god who lived in fear of detain, a son-in-law charged with an offence carnal copulation: Shakespeares own family was just as wild and wicked as his formations. Illustration: Matthew Richardsonby Simon Callow Shakespeares inclusiveness, the overwhelming feel in the plays that all human life is there, is necessary that focusing on … Read More