Calphurnia and Portia: Rome’s Unwanted Women

Okay, back to business.  No more paranormal for a while and back to research! Julius Caesar is a play that is suspended between the realms of history and tragedy.  The play is male-dominated, with only two women roles: Calphurnia, Caesar’s wife, and Portia, Brutus’ wife.  The lack of female presence is noticed in comparison to… Continue reading Calphurnia and Portia: Rome’s Unwanted Women

A “Brief” Rant About the Oxfordian Theory of Shakespeare’s Authorship

Most people know that I'm very much obsessed with Shakespeare.  I studied his work quite immensely in undergraduate and graduate school, and I still conduct research for my own personal endeavors.  I'm by no means an expert, while some disagree (aw, shucks).  But I can work my way out of paper bag when it comes… Continue reading A “Brief” Rant About the Oxfordian Theory of Shakespeare’s Authorship