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 The Taming of the Shrew, Induction.1.2: "A pair of stocks"


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Being put in the stocks was a common punishment in Shakespeare's time, and for long after.

Men in stocks

Men in stocks, 1900