In Search of Shakespeare

Season 15 Episode 3

The Duty of Poets

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The Duty of Poets
Dismissing a fellow poet's suggestion to write religious poetry, a passionate William Shakespeare embraces romance and pens two of his most popular plays: "Romeo and Juliet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream." As a result, he becomes the most celebrated writer in England.

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