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March 30, 2009


I've been reading James Joyce's Ulysses and one episode has Stephan Dedalus putting forth the Shakespeare hates his wife theory. To be honest I never heard the theory before. I always had a positive view of Shakespeare's wife because of the dinner plates I inherited from my grandmother with an image of Ann Hathaway's Cottage. It's an odd connection I know, but I loved my grandma and I only have one plate left!

You know, I hadn't really computed the wife-hating thing either until I heard the radio show with Greer--and suddenly, by citing Will in the World and playing an excerpt of the movie Shakespeare in Love, I started seeing that it really is out there. Who knew? If only all of us had such curious dinner plates as you!

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