Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, Vogue, December 2008
In William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, the jester named Feste wisely notes, “I say, there is no darkness but ignorance.”
All too true, and what better way to celebrate the 400th anniversary year of the bard’s death—and the longer lit days of summer—than by acquiring more knowledge on his life and works?
From historical sites in England to events on either side of the Atlantic, let your upcoming vacation, or weekend getaways, be directed by his brilliant and beautifully written words. Below, a guide for the poetically inclined, and Shakespeareans at heart.
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