Tag Archives: Shakespeare

Did Romeo Love Juliet?

It seems a silly question. The Shakespeare play Romeo & Juliet is third only to Hamlet and Macbeth in fame, and widely considered the most famous romance in the English language (though I would argue Pride and Prejudice to be more influential on literature). Yet … Continue reading

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The Battle of Agincourt

The Hundred Years’ War is a bit of an historical oddity, because it’s a significant conflict that can be appreciated from both sides. The same people, historians both professional and armchair, can enjoy the study of its causes, events, and … Continue reading

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There Is No Such Thing as Universal Literature: A Shakespearean Fisk

We haven’t had a good fisk here at The Catholic Geeks in a while, so it was inevitable that we would find some juicy material for one sooner or later.  Well, the stupidity of this particular article approaches full plaid. … Continue reading

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Verily, A New Hope – Say What Now?

It is a period of civil war. The spaceships of the rebels, striking swift From base unseen, have gain’s a vict’ry o’er the cruel Galactic Empire, now adrift. Amidst the battle, rebel spies prevai’d And stole the plans to a … Continue reading

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Hidden Catholicism: Why Catholics Shouldn’t Hate or Fear Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables has once again gained status as a pop culture icon. It was bad enough when it was just a Broadway musical. I hadn’t seen it at all in high school, and yet I was very familiar … Continue reading

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