Shakespeare: Othello

5 courses, 58 lectures
10:56:54

English Literature

Shakespeare: Othello

Shakespeare: Othello

In this course, we explore several aspects of Shakespeare’s Othello, thinking in particular about the play in performance. In the first module, we explore the concept of racism in the play, before moving on in the following...

5 lectures

0:41:42

Prof. John Lennard

Independent Scholar

English Literature

Shakespeare: Othello

Shakespeare: Othello

In this twenty-one part course, Professor John McRae (University of Nottingham) explores Shakespeare’s Othello. We begin with a broad introduction to the historical, political and intellectual context of early 17th-century...

21 lectures

3:30:20

Prof. John McRae

Nottingham University

English Literature

Shakespeare: Othello

Shakespeare: Othello

In this course, Professor Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam University) explores six aspects of the critical reception of Shakespeare's Othello. In the first module, we think about the critical reception of the handkerchief,...

6 lectures

0:57:40

Prof. Lisa Hopkins

Sheffield Hallam University

English Literature

Classics & Ancient History

Tragedy: A Complete 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...

20 lectures

4:54:53

Prof. John Lennard

Independent Scholar

English Literature

Shakespeare on Stage

Shakespeare on Stage

In this course, Professor Tiffany Stern (University of Oxford) explores how Shakespeare was originally rehearsed, acted and watched, and how this might change our understand of some of his plays. In the first module, we think...

6 lectures

0:52:19

Prof. Tiffany Stern

Royal Holloway, London