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Review: The RSC's production of Love's Labour's Lost

18 November 2014

This Autumn, I have been lucky enough to see the RSC's production of Love's Labour's Lost on two occasions: a fact which, I hope, tells you how much I enjoyed it! As far as...

'Varieties of Dissenting Expression': a one-day conference

9 November 2014

Yesterday, I attended the one-day 'Varieties of Dissenting Expression' conference at Dr Williams's Library in London! I had the pleasure of spending the day there with one of my Ph.D...

'Absence extinguishes the minor passions and increases the great ones': We're back!

9 November 2014

After what seems like an age, I am pleased to announce that the little corner of the internet that is 'My Early-Modern World' is back up and running! Cue some seventeenth-century merriment:So,...

'A dateless lively heat': Happy Valentine's!

14 February 2014

In keeping with today's theme of love, all things heart-shaped and amorous, I thought it might be fun to share a few early-modern (and, I admit, some eighteenth- and nineteenth-century...