Bard of Avon

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Bard′ of A′von

William Shakespeare: so called from his birthplace, Stratford-on-Avon.
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Noun1.Bard of Avon - English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)Bard of Avon - English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
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The Bard of Avon perceived that power is everywhere, and that it has many forms - with almost a postmodern Foucauldian insight.
Shakespeare was often referred to as the Bard of Avon, making reference to the town he was born, Stratford-upon-Avon.
The Shakespeare Project of Chicago adapts the Bard of Avon's sonnets and songs in a staged reading format for "My Name is Will." The performance, featuring an original score by Chris Walz, happens at the St.
He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon".
The Indian director has adapted three of the Bard of Avon's tragedies -- Macbeth, Othello and Hamlet, and is now all set to get cracking with his comedies.
" His contact is [emailprotected]MARRIAGE: To marry or not to marry, remarks Chris Kiriba, paraphrasing the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare, or to have one or many wives clearly is a personal choice.
Throughout his plays and sonnets, the Bard of Avon offers nuggets of advice for us spiritual pilgrims.
At the peak of Olympus sits the Bard of Avon. With an unwieldly hardback of his complete works in hand and spectacles perched on his nose, he gazes wistfully upon the world's stage.
35 William Shakespeare made an unparalleled contribution to our language and literature, but was he known as: a) The Bard of Avon b) The Bard of the Thames c) The Bard of the Tyne?
On the other hand, in this year, the 400th anniversary of his death, the Bard of Avon would surely turn in his grave!
The Royal Mail are publishing 10 first class stamps featuring phrases from the Bard of Avon's plays and sonnets.