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The Resource How to read and understand Shakespeare, Marc C. Conner ; producer Anna Davalos, Sarah Katz ; director Jonathan Leven, Jim M. Allen, (DVD/)

How to read and understand Shakespeare, Marc C. Conner ; producer Anna Davalos, Sarah Katz ; director Jonathan Leven, Jim M. Allen, (DVD/)

Label
How to read and understand Shakespeare
Title
How to read and understand Shakespeare
Statement of responsibility
Marc C. Conner ; producer Anna Davalos, Sarah Katz ; director Jonathan Leven, Jim M. Allen
Contributor
Production company
Speaker
Teacher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For over 400 years, Shakespeare's plays have enthralled, moved, and enriched each new generation of readers and theatergoers. This lecture series builds the skills that allow you to reach your own understanding of the plays, to deeply comprehend Shakespeare's transcendent poetic language, the spellbinding world of his great characters and stories, and his revelatory reflections on human experience. The tools you learn are yours for years of enjoyment of these monumental treasures of our culture
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Tom Krzywicki, Richard Bernett, Steve Renard
Dewey number
822.33 D
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Marc C. Conner, Washington and Lee University
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Conner, Marc C.
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses. Literature & language English literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Shakespeare, William
  • Study skills
Technique
live action
Label
How to read and understand Shakespeare, Marc C. Conner ; producer Anna Davalos, Sarah Katz ; director Jonathan Leven, Jim M. Allen, (DVD/)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Course no. 2711
  • Program contains twenty-four lectures; the length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min
  • Lecture notes and program information contained in course guidebook
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-228) in course guidebook
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • Romeo and Juliet ; words, words, words
  • Lecture 6.
  • Romeo and Juliet ; the tools of tragedy
  • Lecture 7.
  • Appearance versus reality in Twelfth Night
  • Lecture 8.
  • Twelfth Night ; more comic tools
  • Lecture 9.
  • Richard II ; history and kingship
  • Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • Politics as theater in Henry IV, part 1
  • Lecture 11.
  • Henry IV, part 2 ; contrast and complexity
  • Lecture 12.
  • Drama of ideas in Henry V
  • Lecture 13.
  • Macbeth ; "foul and fair"
  • Lecture 14.
  • Tragic woman in Macbeth
  • Approaching Shakespeare ; the scene begins
  • Lecture 15.
  • Staging Hamlet
  • Lecture 16.
  • Religious drama of Hamlet
  • Lecture 17.
  • Women of Hamlet
  • Lecture 18.
  • Merchant of Venice ; comedy or tragedy?
  • Lecture 19.
  • Arc of character in the Merchant of Venice
  • Lecture 2.
  • Lecture 20.
  • Measure for Measure ; is this comedy?
  • Lecture 21.
  • Measure for Measure ; overcoming tragedy
  • Lecture 22.
  • Tools of romance in The Tempest
  • Lecture 23.
  • Tempest ; Shakespeare's farewell to art
  • Lecture 24.
  • Tools for a lifetime of Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare's theater and stagecraft
  • Lecture 3.
  • Midsummer Night's Dream ; comic tools
  • Lecture 4.
  • Midsummer Night's Dream ; comic structure
Control code
ocn852657126
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 minutes)
Isbn
9781598039283
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • ID2711A-01
  • PB2711A
  • 2711
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)852657126
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
How to read and understand Shakespeare, Marc C. Conner ; producer Anna Davalos, Sarah Katz ; director Jonathan Leven, Jim M. Allen, (DVD/)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Course no. 2711
  • Program contains twenty-four lectures; the length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min
  • Lecture notes and program information contained in course guidebook
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-228) in course guidebook
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • Romeo and Juliet ; words, words, words
  • Lecture 6.
  • Romeo and Juliet ; the tools of tragedy
  • Lecture 7.
  • Appearance versus reality in Twelfth Night
  • Lecture 8.
  • Twelfth Night ; more comic tools
  • Lecture 9.
  • Richard II ; history and kingship
  • Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • Politics as theater in Henry IV, part 1
  • Lecture 11.
  • Henry IV, part 2 ; contrast and complexity
  • Lecture 12.
  • Drama of ideas in Henry V
  • Lecture 13.
  • Macbeth ; "foul and fair"
  • Lecture 14.
  • Tragic woman in Macbeth
  • Approaching Shakespeare ; the scene begins
  • Lecture 15.
  • Staging Hamlet
  • Lecture 16.
  • Religious drama of Hamlet
  • Lecture 17.
  • Women of Hamlet
  • Lecture 18.
  • Merchant of Venice ; comedy or tragedy?
  • Lecture 19.
  • Arc of character in the Merchant of Venice
  • Lecture 2.
  • Lecture 20.
  • Measure for Measure ; is this comedy?
  • Lecture 21.
  • Measure for Measure ; overcoming tragedy
  • Lecture 22.
  • Tools of romance in The Tempest
  • Lecture 23.
  • Tempest ; Shakespeare's farewell to art
  • Lecture 24.
  • Tools for a lifetime of Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare's theater and stagecraft
  • Lecture 3.
  • Midsummer Night's Dream ; comic tools
  • Lecture 4.
  • Midsummer Night's Dream ; comic structure
Control code
ocn852657126
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 minutes)
Isbn
9781598039283
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • ID2711A-01
  • PB2711A
  • 2711
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)852657126
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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