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Filming a Dream of 1959

As part of the first Shakespeare Film Festival here in Stratford-upon-Avon we had a special showing of Peter Hall’s 1959 A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A young Vanessa Redgrave can be seen as Helena, Robert Hardy is Oberon, Ian Holm is Puck… Charles...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 19 Oct 2012

Filming Shakespeare Webinar

We’ve been enjoying the first Shakespeare Film Festival here in Stratford-upon-Avon. It concludes on Sunday evening with a special showing of Kenneth Branagh’s Henry V at The Stratford Picture House. In part characterising the Film Festival...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 18 Oct 2012

Olivier’s Othello

Last evening, as part of the Shakespeare Film Festival, there was a special screening of Laurence Olivier’s Othello. Perhaps, like me, you’ve been a little put off this film because one of the first things that people say about it is ‘Olivier’s...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 17 Oct 2012

Making ‘Romeo and Juliet’ New

Every new edition of a Shakespeare play brings with it fresh insights, the work is dressed anew for our own times by a scholarly introduction, notes, and different emphases. It was a great pleasure to welcome Professor Rene Weis of University College...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 27 Sep 2012

New Bust of Shakespeare Part 4 (video)

Well, he doesn’t have a background in film-making for nothing… In this video, actor and artist Garrick Huscared is joined by fellow artist, Jude Methuen, who worked in the R.S.C.’s prop department for many years. There isn’t anything...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 26 Sep 2012

New Bust of Shakespeare Part 3 (video)

Today I went to meet Garrick Huscared at the studio where he and Jude Methuen have been working on the new bust. It’s a few miles from Stratford-upon-Avon and like most artists’ homes feels like a place where people easily understand one another. It...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 19 Sep 2012

Shakespeare and the Contemporary Sonnet

I was delighted and intrigued to find out about this day devoted to Shakespeare’s Sonnets, organised by my Shakespeare scholar, Jane Kingsley-Smith, who writes: ‘On 20th October, Roehampton University brings together a unique panel of Shakespeare...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 18 Sep 2012

New Bust of Shakespeare Part 2 (video)

I continue my journey, following the footsteps of artist and actor Garrick Huscared as he explains how he made a new bust of Shakespeare. This conversation which took place in another part of Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, the muniment room...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 11 Sep 2012

New Bust of Shakespeare Part 1 (video)

Imagine trying to form a bust in clay from a painting. Imagine that your subject is Shakespeare. Imagine where and how you would start. Garrick Huscared is one of Stratford-upon-Avon’s great presences. He is an artist and an actor and can often...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 7 Sep 2012

Shakespeare’s Year!

The World Shakespeare Festival continues… Have you added your voice to our Year of Shakespeare project, yet? Since April, Blogging Shakespeare has been hosting many reviews and responses to the productions which are part of the World Shakespeare...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 30 Aug 2012

Shakespeare in Serbia 4 (video)

Photo by of the joy of attending an international conference is meeting people one knows. I was delighted to see the English language expert Professor David Crystal O.B.E. at the English-Speaking Union conference in Belgrade. David...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 13 Aug 2012

A Dramaturge in Your Ear (video)

How good is your own theatrical imagination as you read a play by Shakespeare or one of his contemporaries? Have you ever wondered how to communicate the possibilities of live theatre to other people, perhaps a group of students? Have you ever wondered...
From: Blogging Shakespeare on 10 Aug 2012

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Notes on Post Tags Search

By default, this searches for any categories containing your search term: eg, Tudor will also find Tudors, Tudor History, etc. Check the 'exact' box to restrict searching to categories exactly matching your search. All searches are case-insensitive.

This is a search for tags/categories assigned to blog posts by their authors. The terminology used for post tags varies across different blog platforms, but WordPress tags and categories, Blogspot labels, and Tumblr tags are all included.

This search feature has a number of purposes:

1. to give site users improved access to the content EMC has been aggregating since August 2012, so they can look for bloggers posting on topics they're interested in, explore what's happening in the early modern blogosphere, and so on.

2. to facilitate and encourage the proactive use of post categories/tags by groups of bloggers with shared interests. All searches can be bookmarked for reference, making it possible to create useful resources of blogging about specific news, topics, conferences, etc, in a similar fashion to Twitter hashtags. Bloggers could agree on a shared tag for posts, or an event organiser could announce one in advance, as is often done with Twitter hashtags.

Caveats and Work in Progress

This does not search post content, and it will not find any informal keywords/hashtags within the body of posts.

If EMC doesn't find any <category> tags for a post in the RSS feed it is classified as uncategorized. These and any <category> 'uncategorized' from the feed are omitted from search results. (It should always be borne in mind that some bloggers never use any kind of category or tag at all.)

This will not be a 'real time' search, although EMC updates content every few hours so it's never very far behind events.

The search is at present quite basic and limited. I plan to add a number of more sophisticated features in the future including the ability to filter by blog tags and by dates. I may also introduce RSS feeds for search queries at some point.

Constructing Search Query URLs

If you'd like to use an event tag, it's possible to work out in advance what the URL will be, without needing to visit EMC and run the search manually (though you might be advised to check it works!). But you'll need to use URL encoding as appropriate for any spaces or punctuation in the tag (so it might be a good idea to avoid them).

This is the basic structure:{search term or phrase}

For example, the URL for a simple search for categories containing London:

The URL for a search for the exact category Gunpowder Plot:

In this more complex URL, %20 is the URL encoding for a space between words and &exact=on adds the exact category requirement.

I'll do my best to ensure that the basic URL construction (searchcat?s=...) is stable and persistent as long as the site is around.