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28 June 2017 @ 11:16 am
vagueblogging about historical fiction  
UGH. I hate it when Shakespeare (the person) shows up in historical fiction novels where he was NOT SUPPOSED TO BE and really has no business being. Like, if he is not going to bring anything to this party, let the man stay home, you know?
 
 
 
negothicknegothick on June 29th, 2017 02:00 am (UTC)
Far worse than that, I think, is when novelists make Shakespeare the man speak in Shakespeare quotes. I've read a few mystery novels like that.
tempestsarekindtempestsarekind on July 1st, 2017 11:22 pm (UTC)
That does sound worse: "excuse me while I quote myself; I'm such a genius!"