Tuesday, March 20, 2012

I Have My Doubts

Telegraph: Inspired by working with Kevin Spacey, Sir Trevor Nunn has claimed that American accents are "closer" than contemporary English to the accents of those used in the Bard's day.

You can listen at the link.

1 comment:

Deb said...

Back in the 1970s, a college professor told our class that the English of Shakespeare's day was probably spoken with an accent very close to contemporary Appalachian dialects.