Shakespeare in Community: Shakespeare and Words

Shakespeare in Community: Shakespeare and Words

[ Music ]>>Hamlet starts with the line “who’s there?” And the line is about who we are as humans. So for me studying Shakespeare is about exactly that. It’s about getting at what some of the fundamental questions are that we ask as humans.>>He has each of his characters who experience heartbreak or experience joy, […]

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Free Will, Witches, Murder, and Macbeth, Part 1: Crash Course Literature 409

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature and today we’ll be discussing Macbeth. Some people… …call it the Scottish play or the Bard’s play because allegedly, back in the 17th century a coven of witches cursed the play to punish Shakespeare for including their spells. But that’s just not credible. So I’m going […]

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Gender, Guilt, and Fate – Macbeth, Part 2: Crash Course Literature #410

Gender, Guilt, and Fate – Macbeth, Part 2: Crash Course Literature #410

Hi I’m John Green. This is Crash Course Literature and today we’ll be doubling, bubbling, toiling and troubling as we continue our discussion of Macbeth. Today we’ll be looking more closely at the characters of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as well as discussing the play’s treatment of gender roles and its downer ending. INTRO One […]

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Of Pentameter & Bear Baiting – Romeo & Juliet Part I: Crash Course English Literature #2

Of Pentameter & Bear Baiting – Romeo & Juliet Part I: Crash Course English Literature #2

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Jessie Fok: English Literature

Jessie Fok: English Literature

When I was 15 years old in Hong Kong I happened to be reading Romeo and Juliet on my own just. He says: ‘Her eye in heaven would through the airy region stream so bright That birds would sing and think it were not night’. That was the time that I realised that the English language […]

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Early Modern British Literature by Shmoop

Early Modern British Literature by Shmoop

Early Modern British Literature, a la Shmoop. The next time you step into your time machine and are trying to decide when to set your coordinates… …we don’t recommend the Early Modern Period. Not unless you particularly enjoy plagues, fires, regicides and dubious personal hygiene. We’re talking about the period of time directly following the […]

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Love or Lust? Romeo and Juliet Part II: Crash Course English Literature #3

Love or Lust? Romeo and Juliet Part II: Crash Course English Literature #3

Hi, I’m John Green, this is Crash Course English Literature, and today we return to Romeo and Juliet, a tale of love and woe. Or else a tale of lust and woe. Anyway, it’s definitely a tale of woe. As the play begins, Romeo is telling us that he is completely in love with a […]

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CAREERS IN LITERATURE – B.A,M.A,Diploma,Lecturer jobs, PG, P.hD,Recruiters,Distance Learning

CAREERS IN LITERATURE – B.A,M.A,Diploma,Lecturer jobs, PG, P.hD,Recruiters,Distance Learning

Hi friends,this is Devyani from freshersworld.com.today i am here to talk about the career opportunities in Literature. To achieve highest level of writing Literature is required. It takes into account poetry, prose fiction and drama. India has English as the language which is well read and written apart from mother tongue. Plenty colleges are available […]

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Shakespeare’s Sonnets: Crash Course Literature 304

Shakespeare’s Sonnets: Crash Course Literature 304

Hi I’m John Green, this is Crash Course Literature, and you look great. Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Nah. Thou art more lovely and more temperate. [Theme Music] That William Shakespeare, he knew how to deliver a compliment. That’s right, today, we’re talking about Shakespeare’s sonnets, 159 poems collected and published in […]

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English Literature undergraduate open day talk 2019

English Literature undergraduate open day talk 2019

I’m Dr Eleanor Dobson, I’m a lecturer here in 19th Century literature in the English department at the University of Birmingham. I’m here today in my capacity as Admissions tutor. Please feel free to call me Ellie – all my students call me Ellie. I will be over, with my fellow Admissions tutor in English, […]

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