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.
Note to Romeo and Juliet, 1.4.90-91. "And bakes the elflocks in foul sluttish hairs, / Which once untangled, much misfortune bodes
Queen Mab is also responsible for baking the elflocks in foul sluttish hairs: hardening the tangles and matts in dirty hair. Which once untangled, much misfortune bodes: Folklore said that matted hair was the work of elves, who would take revenge if it were untangled.
Mona Lisa with elflocks