Shakespeare: Print and Performance
Learn about Shakespeare in print and performance around the world, from early modern times to today.
Who is the course for?
A curiosity and interest in William Shakespeare’s works are the only prerequisites you need to join this course!
Familiarity with Shakespeare’s works or prior study relating to Shakespeare will be helpful, though not essential.
What topics will you cover?
Early Modern Print
Shakespeare in Print Today
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Reflect on Shakespeare as a global cultural icon
Discuss early modern performance practices and the development of the theatre industry
Investigate how the print industry developed in early modern England
Discuss early modern literary culture and the ‘instability’ of the early modern play text
Evaluate the impact of editorial policy on the way in which Shakespeare is read and performed today
Explore Shakespeare in performance around the world today