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Shakespeare Resources

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...

Olivier King Lear video excerpt

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....

King Lear Video of Stage Performance

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

Texts for British Literature

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...

Charles Lamb Index

Charles Lamb Index

Charles Lamb and his sister Mary Lamb wrote shorter versions of many classic tales, some of which are referenced as introductions to the full-length original classics assigned in the Excellence in Literature curriculum. Charles Lamb...

Tales From Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb: King Lear

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...