Tag Archives: Richard II

Richard Wilson: The Bard on Brexit

From The New European April 21-April 27 2017   TO LEAVE OR NOT TO LEAVE THE BARD ON BREXIT   Shakespeare scholar RICHARD WILSON says the Bard’s work is one long battle between Brexit and Remain. And his vision of ‘this … Continue reading

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KiSSiT: Shakespearean Anachronism programme (Feb 18)

SHAKESPEAREAN ANACHRONISM Saturday February 18, 2017 Rose Theatre, Kingston-upon-Thames   10.15 Welcome: Ildiko Solti 10.30 Plenary: Dr Erik Roraback (Charles University): ‘An Anachronistic Figure of Redemption: Modernity, Rhetoric, and Self-Identity of Shakespeare’s King Richard II’ 11.30: Coffee break 12.00: Stefanie Bauerochse: … Continue reading

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Sonja Fielitz: ‘Duke of Dark Corners: Shakespeare and the Catholic uncanny’ -podcast

Listen to the ‘Duke of Dark Corners’ by Sonja Fielitz (University of Marburg) here.  While discussing the visual (and spatial) uncanny, she takes us on a journey from Nicholas Royle and Nicholas Owen, the builder of priest holes, to Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Knapp: Hamlet and the Sovereignty of Reasons -podcast

Listen to Jeffrey Knapp‘s excellent talk on the Sovereignty of Reasons – here. Knapp discusses how the understanding the world and its reasons is linked to subjective sovereignty but also how the sovereign is dependent on their subjects or being … Continue reading

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