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.

Note to Romeo and Juliet, 4.3.47: "And shrieks like mandrakes' torn out of the earth"

Romeo and Juliet,
Act 4, Scene 3, line 47.
mandrakes': According to folklore, the mandrake resembled a man, and, when pulled up, emitted a shriek which could drive people mad.