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 Tempest, 4.1.153, "the great globe itself"

The Tempest,
Act 4, Scene 1, line 153
Shakespeare's theater, The Globe, was named and decorated to remind everyone that "all the world's a stage," and that the stage represents all the world.
Ceiling of the reconstructed Globe Theatre
The "heavens" of the reconstructed Globe theater in London