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Post by robinbird79 » Fri April 27th, 2012, 7:31 pm

I don't know if this is where I need to post my question but someone will point me in the right direction!

I saw that the May 2012 edition of BBC History Magazine will have something about Shakespeare and why he wrote Richard III the way that he did. I'd really love to read this but I doubt I can just get one issue of the magazine.

Any suggestions?
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Post by Margaret » Fri April 27th, 2012, 8:13 pm

Quite often, you can get just one issue of a magazine. Check their website and see if you can get a free trial issue. Otherwise, if you wait a few months, you can probably buy it from them as a single back issue.
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Post by boswellbaxter » Sat April 28th, 2012, 2:45 am

Barnes and Noble carries this magazine--at least the one near me does. Usually it gets the monthly issue a few weeks after it's published in the UK.
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Post by Vanessa » Sat April 28th, 2012, 9:55 am

I buy this magazine - I find it very interesting.

You should be able to buy a single issue via Amazon, but obviously it might not be straightaway.

If you have difficulty, I wonder if I could photocopy the article and post it to you?

There's also a podcast. It says in the ma that Paulina Kewes will be discussing Shakespeare and Richard III but I don't see it up there yet.
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Post by robinbird79 » Sun April 29th, 2012, 1:45 am

I looked at Amazon but everything I saw wanted me to purchase a subscription.

I'll check the B&N at the mall but if they don't have it, Vanessa, how much would it cost you to make a copy of the article and mail it? I'm in Georgia. :)
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Post by robinbird79 » Sun April 29th, 2012, 1:51 am

Amanda, the link you sent...is that for e-readers?
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Post by Amanda » Sun April 29th, 2012, 3:18 am

I think it is computer viewable too. I only bought one issue on the ipad.

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Post by Susan » Sun April 29th, 2012, 3:34 am

[quote=""robinbird79""]I looked at Amazon but everything I saw wanted me to purchase a subscription. [/quote]

This thread got me interested, so I just subscribed to BBC History for my Kindle Fire. There is a 14 day trial period after which the subscriber will be charged $2.99 per month. If you don't have a Kindle, you can download a Kindle application for your computer, sign up for a subscription, read the article, and then cancel your subscription.
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Post by SGM » Sun April 29th, 2012, 5:59 am

You can definitely buy single editions here for Kindle. But it might be different elsewhere.

If your interest is specifically in RIII, you might find this link interesting.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01ghc43

As well as the text you should be able to listen to the programme either the Podcast version (it might be easier than setting yourself up to use the iPlayer from outside the UK). It is the latest edition of Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time about Bosworth Field. If you have problems and you do want to listen to it, let me know because I can send you a link to a recording via SkyDrive that you can download (it should work, although I can't guarantee it).
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