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Shakespeare: Context and Stagecraft (FutureLearn)

Oct 5th 2020
Shakespeare: Context and Stagecraft (FutureLearn)
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Explore Shakespeare’s stagecraft through three of his most well-known plays: Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice and Macbeth. Study fascinating theatrical and social contexts that shaped Shakespeare’s plays. On this course, you’ll explore the language, themes, and contexts of three of Shakespeare’s most widely studied and frequently performed [...]
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AP® English Literature & Composition - Part 3: Plays (edX)

Enhance your reading and writing skills as you interpret and learn about plays in preparation for the AP® English Literature & Composition exam. This course prepares you to read more deeply and write more clearly about works of literature. This course will focus on great pieces of drama and [...]
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Shakespeare: Print and Performance (FutureLearn)

May 4th 2020
 Shakespeare: Print and Performance (FutureLearn)
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As part of Shakespeare400, learn about Shakespeare in print and performance around the world, from early modern times to today. Why do we continue to read and perform Shakespeare’s works around the world today? How were his plays performed and printed 400 years ago, and how has our conception [...]
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Exploring English: Shakespeare (FutureLearn)

Apr 6th 2020
 Exploring English: Shakespeare (FutureLearn)
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Improve your English language skills by looking at the life and works of William Shakespeare and his enduring popularity. This free online course will look at the life and works of William Shakespeare and take you from his Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon to the Globe Theatre in London, from where [...]
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Shakespeare and his World (FutureLearn)

Together with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Professor Jonathan Bate explores Shakespeare, his works and the world he lived in. William Shakespeare is one of the most famous authors of all time. 2014 marks the 450th anniversary of his birth. His words have inspired and moved people from around the [...]
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Much Ado about Nothing: in Performance (FutureLearn)

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Much Ado about Nothing: in Performance (FutureLearn)
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Explore how Much Ado about Nothing is performed and interpreted, from original stagings to the modern day, with this free course.
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Shakespeare on the Page and in Performance: Tragic Love (edX)

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Shakespeare on the Page and in Performance: Tragic Love (edX)
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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 [...]
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Shakespeare on the Page and in Performance: Young Love (edX)

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Shakespeare on the Page and in Performance: Young Love (edX)
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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 [...]
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Othello: In Performance (FutureLearn)

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 Othello: In Performance (FutureLearn)
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Explore how Othello has been performed and interpreted, from its original staging to the modern day, with this free online course.
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Shakespeare's Hamlet: Text, Performance, and Culture (FutureLearn)

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Shakespeare's Hamlet: Text, Performance, and Culture (FutureLearn)
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Explore the most famous play ever written - its origins, texts and history - with experts from the Shakespeare Institute.
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