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Shakespeare's Merry Wives and lost words, writers Julia Claibourne Johnson and Lian Hearn, and the Body of Art.

April 21st, 2016

Episode 482 of 632 episodes

Shakespeare's little known play The Merry Wives of Windsor gets a modern makeover in a new Melbourne production, Julia Claibourne Johnson has set her new comic novel in Hollywood, writer Lian Hearn's favourite works of art, and a big coffee table book which charts the way the body has been depicted in art across the history.