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, 1.2.242: "Fair Leda's daughter"

The Taming of the Shrew,
Act 1, Scene 2, line 242.
"Fair Leda's daughter" was Helen of Troy, considered the most beautiful woman in the world. She was the daughter of the god Zeus who came to the human Leda in the form of a swan.

Elizabeth Taylor as Helen of Troy