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In an effort to rid Cuba of political dissidents, Fidel Castro announced in September 1965 that he would allow any Cuban who had relatives in the U.S. to leave the island through the port of Camarioca. Nearly 5,000 Cubans traversed the waters between…

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After much debate about the chronology of Shakespeare’s works, Head attempts to assign a timeline based upon the significance of repeated references to insomnia in his plays. The author suggests that these allusions are prevalent because…

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Raphael Holinshed intended his “universal cosmographie” to serve as both a comprehensive geographical and historical description and a testament to the growing influence and prestige of English scholarship. This edition was heavily censored after…

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Raphael Holinshed intended his “universal cosmographie” both as a comprehensive geographical and historical description and as a testament to the growing influence and prestige of English scholarship. This edition was heavily censored after…

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Shakespeare and Jonson were mutual admirers of each other's works. This publication of Jonson’s nine works in one volume established the idea of plays as serious literature worthy of scholarly attention. The publication of Shakespeare’s First…

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Fanny Kemble drew from her many experiences starring in Shakespeare’s plays to write this book. Kemble was a prolific diarist and published her journals she authored while traveling abroad. Her other publications include Records of a Girlhood…