Why translating Shakespeare for the 21st century is a bad idea

editing_and_proofreading_blog_842Shakespeare wrote some good stories. Or perhaps I should be less controversial and say Shakespeare told some good stories.

But some of us find the language off-putting. So why not simplify it for the modern age? Here are some thoughts about why translating Shakespeare for the 21st century is a bad idea.

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About The Proof Angel

I am a freelance editor and proofreader, working with a wide range of clients from large companies to individuals. I can help you to communicate clearly by carrying out a final check, or by suggesting ideas get your message over. I also have a sideline in textiles, as The Rainbow Angel.
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