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For questions about the science fiction/fantasy works of William Shakspeare, such as "Midsummer Night's Dream".

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What is the origin behind the line "You have not experienced Shakespeare until you have read him in the original Klingon."

Famously, in The Undiscovered Country has this line by Chancellor Gorkon, in response to Spock quoting Hamlet: You have not experienced Shakespeare until you have read him in the original Klingon. ...
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Do Klingons believe that William Shakespeare was Klingon? [duplicate]

From Wikipedia 1 : In a scene from the film Star Trek VI a dinner is held for the Klingon chancellor, Gorkon. He makes a toast to "the undiscovered country...the future". Spock, recognizing ...
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Shakespeare "in the original Klingon"?

In The Undiscovered Country, the Klingons view Shakespeare as one of their own and the Earth versions as adaptations. How on Earth could that be? Shakespeare was certainly human as forehead ridges ...
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Time traveller meets Shakespeare?

This was a short story in which a time traveller -- might have been an English Lit professor -- travels back to Elizabethan England to determine once and for all who wrote the plays and sonnets of "...
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Was it all just a dream?

The end of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" suggests that the entire story was, in fact, a dream. However, since this is stated by Puck, I have doubts as to whether his word can be trusted. This story has ...
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