Tag Archives: Enlightenment

Paul Kottman: Herder, Hegel and Shakespeare -recordings

By discussing the German philosophers Johann Gottfried von Herder (1744-1803) and Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831), Paul A. Kottman proposes to see Shakespearean tragedy as the birth of a distinct art form. He argues that Shakespearean tragedy works through and … Continue reading

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Introduction to Shakespeare and the Enlightenment by Richard Wilson

Professor Richard Wilson introduces the symposium on Shakespeare and the Enlightenment at Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare in Hampton, London. This is part of the Shakespeare at the Temple series. Unfortunately the original video file was corrupted, hence the slideshow video. … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Enlightenment -programme, Sept 3

 Below is the programme for our first Shakespeare at the Temple -event. Note that altough the event is nominally free, we wish for a £10 donation that will be used for catering and support for the Temple. The conference is … Continue reading

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Shakespeare and the Enlightenment – Shakespeare at Garrick’s Temple, Sept 3

Kingston Shakespeare is proud to announce a collaboration with Garrick’s Temple at Hampton in organising Shakespeare and philosophy events. It was David Garrick’s dream to host Enlightenment luminaries, like Voltaire, at the shrine he built to Shakespeare in 1756. Unlike … Continue reading

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