A Google search of Shakespeare locates 129,000,000 results. WOW! Imagine that. Our friend William Shakespeare is still going strong, even at 451 years of age. After all this time, we are still uncovering new theories about London’s leading dramatist. Some of the most recent information written about the Bard revolves around the discovery of an additional play, Double Falsehood, which has long been attributed to another writer named Lewis Theobald, but which according to new research, was most likely penned by Shakespeare, with some collaborative effort by his friend John Fletcher.
See? There are always interesting things to learn about our friend, Bill the Bard.
What else can you discover about the poet and playwright from Stratford-upon-Avon? Visit a couple of these sites suggested by our students and share some knowledge gleaned in a comment below.
Kyle suggests Absolute Shakespeare for absolutely everything you need to know about the Bard.
Shane, Emma, Grace, and Courtney advise you to read and watch a biography of Shakespeare at Biography.com.
Lizzy says Shakespeare is easy to understand if you check out NoSweatShakespeare.
If you want to know more about Shakespeare as a poet, try Poets.org offers Sophia.
One of Lexi’s favorite Shakespeare sites is Shakespeare-online.com. You can spend hours and hours in here!
To learn how Shakespeare is faring on this side of the pond, try Shakespeare in American Communities suggests Brianne.
Let’s learn about Shakespeare!