(from Press TV, 11/30.)

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Professor Stephen Greenblatt has visited Iran during the First International Conference on Shakespeare Studies at the University of Tehran, Press TV reports.

“I never thought that Shakespeare would become my magic carpet to the land of Persia, where I wished I could have seen someday,” said Harvard scholar Prof. Greenblatt when he expressed his enthusiasm for Iran and Persian cultural and historical heritage during the conference.
 
One of the world’s most celebrated Shakespearean scholars, Greenblatt took part in the conference and delivered a keynote speech on November 26.

http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/11/30/388151/shakespeare-my-magic-carpet-to-iran/

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