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Shakespeare Resources

Shakespeare Resources Why do William Shakespeare’s plays still touch us today? This Renaissance playwright, poet, and actor had a unique way with words and a timeless grasp of human nature.  His works are considered to be some of the greatest … Continue reading

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Olivier King Lear video excerpt

Here is a brief snippet from the beginning of the BBC King Lear production starring Laurence Olivier as Lear. Because this is a play, you must watch it in order to fully understand it. You may want to watch it … Continue reading

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King Lear Video of Stage Performance

King Lear on stage: The first 15 minutes of Trinity Theatre Company’s production of “King Lear”, directed by Francesca Gilpin and starring Michael Elliot in the title role. Other British Literature (E4) videos

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Texts for British Literature

English IV: British Literature, A Survey Course What does British Literature cover? British Literature is a college-preparatory chronological literary survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for literary quality, and for their place … Continue reading

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Charles Lamb index

Enjoy these works by Charles Lamb and his sister Mary Lamb, who wrote shorter versions of classic tales, referenced in Excellence in Literature. The Adventures of Ulysses Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb King Lear The Tempest   … Continue reading

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Tales From Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb: King Lear

King Lear by William Shakespeare Adapted by Charles and Mary Lamb in Tales From Shakespeare Other works by Charles Lamb [Note: I offer this rather Victorian-style retelling of King Lear by the Lambs to provide you with a prose synopsis … Continue reading

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