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Wooing and Weddings: the ‘Hallmark Shakespeare’?

"Imagine the scene: an angry father hauls his young daughter in front of a city governor, demanding the death penalty for her disobedience in refusing to marry the man he has chosen for her." Does love in Shakespeare live up to the quotations often found on Valentine’s cards? Anna MacKenzie takes an unsentimental look at marriage in Shakespeare's plays. Read more →