Yu Jin Ko

 

 


 

Yu Jin Ko is Professor of English at Wellesley College, where he has taught since 1995. His teaching and scholarly interests have centered on Shakespeare, especially Shakespeare in performance. A particular goal that has driven both his teaching and scholarship has been fostering collaboration between academia and the theatre. His published work includes numerous reviews of Shakespeare productions across America and the globe, as well as the following books: Mutability and Division on Shakespeare’s Stage (2004) and Shakespeare’s Sense of Character: On the Page and From the Stage (2012), the latter of which is a collection that brings together essays by scholars and theatre practitioners.


More info: http://www.wellesley.edu/english/faculty/koy




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May 25th 2016

Explore Shakespeare's mature plays of tragic love, Othello and King Lear, and learn what makes them so powerful and enduring. This literature and theater course will study two of the most sublime and gut-wrenching plays in the English language: Othello and King Lear. We will try to understand the reasons for their centrality to literary history as well as their continuing power to mesmerize audiences in theatres and cinemas across the world.

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Apr 27th 2016

Explore Shakespeare's plays of young love, Romeo & Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, to learn what makes them so compelling and magical. This literature and theater course will delve into two wonderful plays of young love, Romeo & Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and try to bring alive what makes them so compelling and popular -- as both literature and drama.

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Oct 1st 2014

An introduction to Shakespeare that combines literary study with theatrical analysis to understand both Shakespeare’s continuing popularity and his greatness.

Average: 10 (1 vote)