Philip Weller caricature
Philip and Weller hugging

Welcome to my web site, now under development for more than twenty years.   
-- Philip Weller, November 13, 1941 - February 1, 2021
Dr. Weller, an Eastern Washington University professor of English and Shakespearean scholar for more than 50 years.



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Twelfth Night,
Act 1, Scene 1, line 14.

Note to Twelfth Night, 1.1.14, "so full of shapes is fancy"

When Duke Orsino says "fancy" he means "love," but the word also means "imagination," especially of a fantastic nature, so we may get the idea that the handsome Duke is very much in love with being in love because of his own fanciful notions about love.

Orsino by Deverell
Orsino by Walter Howard Deverell