Bill Watterson Answers 3 Questions About Shakespeare

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Having introduced roughly 1,725 Bowdoin students to the delights of The Bard, Shakespeare scholar William Watterson, Bowdoin’s Edward Little Professor of the English Language and Literature, reveals his favorite character and answers a question that has dogged scholars for generations.

And if he were trapped on a desert island with only one play, which would it be?

“I have a trick answer to that,” he says.

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  1. John Gibbons says:

    A special Bowdoin treasure, Bill Watterson.

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