Neil MacGregor Quote: “In a very literal way, of…”

In a very literal way, of course, Shakespeare did change the course of history: when it didn’t fit the plot he had in mind, he simply rewrote it. His English histories play fast and loose with chronology and fact to achieve the desired dramatic effect, re-ordering history even as it was then understood.

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Name: Neil MacGregor
Profession: Historian
Nationality: British
Birthday: June 16, 1946
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