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Emeritní profesor anglické literatury Martin Hilský je jedním z nejvýznamnějších překladatelů Shakespearových her a sonetů do češtiny. V roce 2011 vyšly jeho překlady v publikaci Dílo, na kterou nakladatelství Academia navazuje knihou Shakespearova Anglie: Portrét doby.

Petr Plecháč, completing a Ph.D. at Charles University, made world headlines with his analysis of Shakespeare’s Henry VIII. It was long accepted that the play was co-authored by playwright John Fletcher, but Plecháč’s study – using machine learning – analysed word frequency patterns and rhythms to provide further evidence that the play was a collaborative effort. Henry VIII was not written by Shakespeare alone.

Martin Hilský is one of the country’s most prominent translators of Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets into Czech. In 2011, his translations were published in a single volume The Complete Works (Dílo). Now, Academia has followed up with Shakespeare’s England: Portrait of an Age.

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