Shakespeare on the Road
‘The fame of our great dramatist fills the civilized world. Among the poets he is what the cataract of Niagara is among waterfalls.’
William Cullen Bryant, On the unveiling of Shakespeare’s Statue in Central Park May 22 1872
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Ah, those Romantics! Curious to bring up Niagara Falls in Central Park. However, I love that he claims Shakespeare as “OUR great dramatist,” from one Will to another…