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# Title Description Contributor
1 Who Translates and for Whom?

Fourth part of the What is Translation Podcast series. In this part, the question of who is best...

Oliver Taplin, Lorna Hardwick
2 What does Tragedy do for People?

A discussion of what the use of tragedy is, and whether the emotional experience of tragic...

Oliver Taplin, Joshua Billings
3 Richard II

Lecture eight in the Approaching Shakespeare series asks the question that structures Richard II...

Emma Smith
4 Oscar Wilde's Women

Sophie Duncan introduces Oscar Wilde by setting him in an accurate historical context.

Sophie Duncan
5 Shakespeare and the Stage

Professor Tiffany Stern gives a talk on William Shakespeare and how his plays were performed in...

Tiffany Stern
6 Shakespeare and Voice

Linda Gates, Professor of Voice at Northwestern University (USA) discusses how Shakespeare'...

Linda Gates
7 Defining Tragedy

First dialogue between Oliver Taplin and Joshua Billings on tragedy: they discuss what '...

Oliver Taplin, Joshua Billings
8 Does Tragedy Teach?

Third dialogue on the nature of tragedy where they talk about whether tragic theatre teaches...

Oliver Taplin, Joshua Billings
9 Shakespeare Lectures

Dr. Ralph W. Schlosser's lectures on the life and work of William Shakespeare. Recorded in 1965...

Dr. Ralph W. Schlosser
10 Acting Masterclass: "Lend me your ears"

A practical Masterclass with Greg Doran from the Royal Shakespeare Company on how Shakespeare...

Gregory Doran, Sam Leith
11 Acting Masterclass: 'Pyramus, you begin'

A practical Masterclass looking at what clues Shakespeare puts into the verse for the actor....

Gregory Doran
# Title Description Contributor
1 The Tempest - Our revels now are ended: Conveying Shakespeare's meaning

The actor Dylan Townley talks about the language of Shakespeare. He describes how understanding...

Dylan Townley
2 The language of Shakespeare

Actors and the director talk about how they have approached and worked with their student...

Kate O'Connor
3 Teaching Shakespeare in Schools

A teacher talks about how she teaches Shakespeare in school, using video clips and references...

Joyti Chandegra
4 The Tempest: Prospero

Actor Dylan Townley talks with director Archie Cornish about the character Prospero. They...

Archie Cornish, Dylan Townley
5 Shakespeare and the Stage

Professor Tiffany Stern gives a talk on William Shakespeare and how his plays were performed in...

Tiffany Stern
6 The Tempest: For you am I this patient log-man

The director and actors talk about the log-scene in The Tempest and how they interpret and...

Archie Cornish, Dylan Townley
7 The Tempest - Our revels now are ended: Bringing a scene to Life

The director Archie Cornish, and actor Dylan Townley, introduce the Revel speech in The Tempest...

Archie Cornish, Dylan Townley
8 The Tempest: Direction and interpretation

Director Archie Cornish and actor Dylan Townley - Prospero - talk about adapting, directing and...

Archie Cornish, Dylan Townley
9 Understanding Shakespeare

The actor Nick Lyons talks about the challenge of the language barrier and how he dealt with it...

Nick Lyons
10 Two Gentlemen of Verona: The view from the Director

The director talks about how she adapted the script and directed the student Shakespeare...

Kate O'Connor
11 The Tempest: Our revels now are ended

The famous Shakespeare scene from The Tempest, performed by actors from an Oxford student drama...

Dylan Townley
12 Acting Masterclass: "Lend me your ears"

A second Masterclass on how Shakespeare spins rhetoric for the actor, with Sam Leith, journalist...

Gregory Doran, Sam Leith
13 Acting Masterclass: 'Pyramus, you begin'

A practical Masterclass with Greg Doran from the Royal Shakespeare Company looking at what clues...

Gregory Doran
# Title Description Author
1 'Spenser, Jonson, and Shakespeare'

Chapter taken from Issac Disraeli's collection of essay entitled 'Curiosities of Literature',...

Issac Disraeli
2 'A Talk for Twelfth Night'

This essay on Shakespeare's play 'Twelfth Night' by Arthur Machen forms chapter fifteen of the...

Arthur Machen
3 Shakespeare and Music Christopher Wilson
4 Shakespeare and Stage Costume

Text upon which this Online Edition is Based: “Shakespeare and
Stage Costume,” in The...

Oscar Wilde
# Essay Title Description Contributor
1 Renaissance Theatre

By Emma Smith

Emma Smith
2 Who Killed Christopher Marlowe (and Why)? Kate O'Connor
3 Why Shakespeare Was Shakespeare

By Kate O'Connor

Kate O'Connor
4 Aphra Behn and Poetic Culture

This essay is the last of four distilled from a lecture series on Aphra Behn given by Dr....

Abigail Williams, Kate O'Connor
5 Aphra Behn

Aphra Behn (1640-1689) was a bold, salacious, and pioneering individual. If Frances Burney made...

Kate O'Connor
6 The Importance of Being Wilde

"To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all"
...

Kate O'Connor