James Shapiro

Book Review: “Shakespeare in a Divided America” — Illuminating the Bard’s Influence on Our History

April 5, 2020
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Shakespeare’s role in American history is not immediately apparent — at least it wasn’t to me. Part of the considerable pleasure of reading this book is seeing how James Shapiro draws the connections.

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Fuse Book Interview: James Shapiro on America’s Complicated Relationship With Shakespeare

May 1, 2014
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“Americans have been most drawn to the great tragedies—in our classroom and on our stages. “

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