Shakespeare and the natural world (infographic)

Shakespeare and the natural world - birds

To celebrate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Oxford University Press frequently releases infographics that deal with different aspects of the Bard’s life and works.

We’ve already shared who was on Shakespeare’s bookshelf. The new visual analyzes the natural world.

Although he was very young at the time, he may have witnessed the blazing Stella Nova in 1572, which could explain his reference to the “westward star” in Hamlet.

Click or tap the infographic to see it enlarged.

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