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.


Emma Thompson as Beatrice
Kenneth Branagh as Benedick
1993 film

Catherine Tate as Beatrice
David Tennant as Benedick
2011 film
Act 1, Scene 1:
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Scene Index:
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Notable Quotes from Much Ado About Nothing:
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