Tag Archives: Richard Wilson

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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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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Richard Wilson on Cardenio at the RSS

The History of Cardenio Richmond Shakespeare Society at the Mary Wallace Theatre, March 18 2017 Shakespeare and Cervantes both died on April 23 1616, and Borges was not the only other writer to fantasize that the dramatist and novelist were … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Volume One: Fair Em (KiSS Playreading), Oct 13

One of the new things Kingston Shakespeare is doing this semester is playreading in collaboration with our friend Gerald Baker. We are doing three plays from the Shakespeare apocrypha: Fair Em, Mucedorus, and The Merry Devil of Edmonton. There’s a … Continue reading

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Conference: Minor Shakespeares: the politics and aesthetics of the margins

Our friend in Croatia, Simon Ryle is organising very interesting conference on Minor Shakespeares: the politics and aesthetics of the margins on September 23-24 2016 at the University of Split featuring keynotes from the famed Peter Greenaway and our own Richard Wilson. … Continue reading

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eBook: Shakespeare, Combien de Prétendants?

With recent ‘revelations’ about Shakespeare authorship coming to light, our friends in France have published an e-book (out now!) addressing this issue of Shakespeare’s identity. Edited by Dominique Goy-Blanquet and François Laroque Shakespeare, Combien de Prétendants? features articles from the editors, Richard … Continue reading

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KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds

KiSSiT: Shakespearean Thresholds The third KiSSiT one-day conference is entitled Shakespearean Thresholds. It will be held at the Rose Theatre, Kingston on April 2, 2016. Free and open to everyone! 10.30: Welcome and opening remarks by Timo Uotinen (Gallery) 11.oo: … Continue reading

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Frances Yates: The Art of Memory -programme

FRANCES YATES: THE ART OF MEMORY ROSE THEATRE: KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES SATURDAY APRIL 30 2016 The great Renaissance and Shakespeare scholar Frances Yates lived for over half a century in Kingston-upon-Thames, and to mark the 50th anniversary of her great book The … Continue reading

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Upcoming conference: Shakespeare in the North

Northumbria University is organising the Shakespeare in the North conference, with our own Richard Wilson as a keynote speaker alongside our friend Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam) and Peter Davidson (Aberdeen). Below is their CFP (originating from here; visit to book … Continue reading

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Closing Remarks to KiSSiT State of Exception

Watch Richard Wilson’s closing remarks to the KiSSiT: Shakespeare and the State of Exception conference, held at the Rose Theatre, Kingston on December 19, 2015. In summing up the day, Richard discusses the space of the conference, sovereignty and democracy, … Continue reading

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