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ShakespeareanShakes‧pea‧re‧an /ʃeɪkˈspɪəriən $ -ˈspɪr-/ adjective [only before noun]  1 ALin the style of Shakespeare Shakespearean language2 Arelating to the work of Shakespeare a famous Shakespearean actor
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ShakespeareanWhat is it that seems modern about this early Shakespearean comedy, which has often been labeled misogynistic?But I think there is a positive idealism in him that makes him a major Shakespearean figure.Frank, who virtually lives in his brown jacket, blends in with his dusty study, and has a Shakespearean flourish.In this version, Shakespearean intensity rifles across a sun-baked adolescent playground complete with a rave scene.He was the first classical actor of his generation to discard antique modes of Shakespearean interpretation and performance.a drama of Shakespearean length and complexityMobutu emerges from all this as a villain of Shakespearean proportions.Shakespearean scholarsThrough the Blue Mountain College home page we can zip a personalized Shakespearean sonnet, 116, to a friend.
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