Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

6 courses, 66 lectures
12:22:30

English Literature

Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

In this course, Professor John Roe (University of York) explores Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. We begin in the first module by thinking about the history of the story of Romeo and Juliet and the sources that Shakespeare may...

8 lectures

1:41:31

Prof. John Roe

York University

English Literature

Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

In this course, Professor Helen Smith (University of York) explores Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. In the first module, we imagine a trip to the theatre in the late 16th century, thinking about the literary, historical and...

5 lectures

0:56:26

Prof. Helen Smith

York University

English Literature

Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

In this course, we explore several aspects of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, thinking in particular about the play in performance. In the first module, we think about how Shakespeare manipulates, fuses, and pays with genre,...

5 lectures

0:51:53

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

English Literature

Love Through the Ages

Love Through the Ages

This course explores the theme of love from the earliest English literature to the present day – from authors that you have likely heard of, such as Chaucer, Shakespeare, Byron and Keats, to authors that are perhaps less...

22 lectures

3:05:28

Prof. John McRae

Nottingham University

Classics & Ancient History

English Literature

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