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Shakespeare After All - The Later Plays - Lecture 2 - Troilus and Cressida - Harvard University

EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS
Master Classes - Shakespeare After All: The Later Plays - Lecture 2: Troilus and Cressida - 2007
by Prof. Marjorie Garber
Harvard University - Department of English



Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Troilus and Cressida
Lecture 3: Measure for Measure
Lecture 4: Othello
Lecture 5: King Lear
Lecture 6: Macbeth
Lecture 7: Antony and Cleopatra
Lecture 8: Coriolanus
Lecture 9: Pericles
Lecture 10: Cymbeline
Lecture 11: The Winter’s Tale
Lecture 12: The Tempest
Lecture 13: Plenary - Review session

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Shakespeare After All - The Later Plays - Prof. Marjorie Garber - Lecture 1 - Harvard University

EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS
Master Classes - Shakespeare After All: The Later Plays - Lecture 1: Introduction - 2007
by Prof. Marjorie Garber
Harvard University - Department of English



Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Troilus and Cressida
Lecture 3: Measure for Measure
Lecture 4: Othello
Lecture 5: King Lear
Lecture 6: Macbeth
Lecture 7: Antony and Cleopatra
Lecture 8: Coriolanus
Lecture 9: Pericles
Lecture 10: Cymbeline
Lecture 11: The Winter’s Tale
Lecture 12: The Tempest
Lecture 13: Plenary - Review session

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Shakespeare's Life and Work - Part 1 - Biographical Interpretation - Harvard University

EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS
Shakespeare's Life and Work - HarvardX's Shakespeare’s XSeries Program - 4K Video



Learn how to read William Shakespeare's plays through his biography, Elizabethan and Jacobean history, and modern performance.

About this course
Instructor: Prof. Stephen Greenblatt
Cogan University • Professor of the Humanities • Harvard University

How do we read Shakespeare? Do his plays belong to the past, or the present? To a famed dramatic genius or to readers and audiences around the globe? What do his plays really mean?

Moving between the world in which Shakespeare lived and the present day, this course will introduce different kinds of literary analysis that you can use when reading Shakespeare. With short videos filmed on location in England and readings covering topics like Shakespeare's contemporaries and the politics of modern performance, you will learn a range of critical tool that you can use to unlock the meaning and relevance of Shakespeare’s plays.

Join us as we visit Stratford-upon-Avon, where Shakespeare was born in 1564; London, the lively city where he began as an actor; and the Globe Theater, where his first plays were performed. This journey through Shakespeare’s life will transport you to another era and will give you a new perspective on his timeless work.

What you'll learn
• The cultural significance of Shakespeare's plays and their performance;
• How Shakespeare’s work was considered in his own time and in the present, in his own country and • around the world;
• Different approaches to textual interpretation;
• How to consider authorial intention, historical context, and present relevance;
• How to analyze Shakespeare's plays on the page and in performance;
• Foundational knowledge on Shakespeare that can be applied to his specific works.

HarvardX online courses bring Harvard’s extensive catalogue of expertise and research to learners around the globe. Launched in parallel with edX (a non-profit learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT), HarvardX independently represents Harvard’s academic diversity, showcasing the University’s highest quality offerings to serious learners everywhere.

Will learning data science skills get you that promotion or next job? How does rhetoric from powerful speakers influence what you believe and how you act? What investments can society make to ensure that we don’t fail the next generation of children?

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THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH - Denzel Washington - Frances McDormand - OFFICIAL TRAILER - 4K

From writer/director Joel Coen and starring Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Corey Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson, and Harry Melling.

The Tragedy of Macbeth

DIRECTOR: Joel Coen

RELEASE DATE: In Theaters December 25. Streaming on Apple TV+ January 14.

CAST:
Denzel Washington - Lord Macbeth
Frances McDormand - Lady Macbeth
Kathryn Hunter - Witches / Old Man
Bertie Carvel - Banquo
Lucas Barker - Fleance
Brendan Gleeson - King Duncan
Corey Hawkins - Macduff
Moses Ingram - Lady Macduff
Harry Melling - Malcolm
Stephen Root - Porter

ABOUT A24:
The studio behind MOONLIGHT, LADY BIRD, EX MACHINA, THE WITCH, EIGHTH GRADE, HEREDITARY, MINARI, UNCUT GEMS & more. https://a24films.com



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The Tragedy of Macbeth - Interview - Denzel Washington - Frances McDormand - Joel Coen - 4K

The 59th edition of the New York Film Festival officially kicked off on September 24, 2021 with our Opening Night selection: the world premiere of Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth, presented by Campari.

At the film's press conference, we welcomed Joel Coen and select members of his cast, including Denzel Washington, Frances McDormand, Bertie Carvel, Harry Melling, and Moses Ingram, in conversation with NYFF's Director of Programming, Dennis Lim. Their wide-ranging discussion covers McDormand's previous experience with the play to Washington's history with Shakespeare, journeying all the way back to his days as a college student close by Film at Lincoln Center. Previous film adaptations of Macbeth are also discussed, as are the different acting styles that were encouraged on set.

To learn more and get tickets for this year's NYFF, taking place through October 10 indoors and outdoors throughout NYC, visit https://filmlinc.org/nyff.


DIRECTOR: Joel Coen

RELEASE DATE: In Theaters December 25. Streaming on Apple TV+ January 14.

CAST:
Denzel Washington - Lord Macbeth
Frances McDormand - Lady Macbeth
Kathryn Hunter - Witches / Old Man
Bertie Carvel - Banquo
Lucas Barker - Fleance
Brendan Gleeson - King Duncan
Corey Hawkins - Macduff
Moses Ingram - Lady Macduff
Harry Melling - Malcolm
Stephen Root - Porter

ABOUT A24:
The studio behind MOONLIGHT, LADY BIRD, EX MACHINA, THE WITCH, EIGHTH GRADE, HEREDITARY, MINARI, UNCUT GEMS & more. https://a24films.com



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The Battle of Agincourt - Video - The Shakespeare Companion

EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS
The Battle of Agincourt - The Shakespeare Companion - 4K Video




In October 2015 we marked the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, a pivotal moment in English history. Yet for such a key moment, the popular understanding of the battle is heavily distorted. In this film, Tobias Capwell, our Curator of Arms and ‪Armour‬, explores the myths around Agincourt, and reveals the real story of this fascinating but sobering moment in history. Film by Ben Harvey, music by Alex Painter.

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