Shakespeare: Macbeth4 courses, 52 lectures
In this nineteen-part course, Professor John McRae (University of Nottingham) explores Shakespeare’s Macbeth. We begin with a broad introduction to historical, political ...
Prof. John McRae
This course focuses on Macbeth, looking in particular at several key aspects of the play. In the first module, we focus on the appeal of the play, both when it was first peformed in the early 17th century, and for...
Mr Stephen Siddall
The Supernatural: A Complete History
In this course, Professor Nick Groom (University of Exeter) explores the history of the supernatural in English and American literature. The course begins by thinking about two of the key sources of supernatural literature,...
Prof. Nick Groom
Classics & Ancient History
Tragedy: A Complete History
In this course, Professor John Lennard explores the history of tragedy from its origins in ancient Athens to the present day. In the first three modules, we think about the tragedy of Classical Athens, looking in particular at...
Prof. John Lennard