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William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare Shakespeare, William (1564-1616), was an English playwright and Poet, he is considered the greatest dramatist the world has ever known and the finest poet who has written in the English language. Shakespeare is known as the most popular author, no other writer\'s plays have been produced so many times in so many different places. Many reasons can be given for Shakespeare\'s popular audience, one is because of his broad understanding of human nature. Shakespeare understood peo...

Martin Dysart , child psychiatrist, is on a quest
Martin Dysart , child psychiatrist, is on a quest to discover why a confused, passionate 17 year old boy named Alan, has savagely blinded six horses with a spike. The discovery of this forms Peter Shaffers brutal play Equus. Equus, meaning horse in Latin, was performed by State Theatre of South Australia and directed by Marion Potts. Although written in the 1970s many of the issues raised are highly relevant to todays audience. The emotional impact of the play remains intact and continues...