(Twelfth Night, Lear, Hamlet, etc.)

Before Reading

Please watch this short video and complete the handout below it (you can use this on the in-class quick quiz)

>link for video narrated background/context on Shakespeare (15 min.) here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEoIhUauVD4
*this handout (for notes) accompanies the video link above:
Shakespeare background.pdf
Shakespeare background.pdf

*some quotes (from the flip side):
Shakespeare background quotes.pdf
Shakespeare background quotes.pdf


>please have read these two pieces before class:
(PS--you may want to switch the pdf to landscape before printing)
Hamlet background via Oxford.pdf
Hamlet background via Oxford.pdf

Shakespeare context via Bedford.pdf
Shakespeare context via Bedford.pdf


During Reading
>link for Hamlet online (in case you don't have your book w/ you): http://www.shakespeare-online.com/plays/hamletscenes.html
>audio version
>cool resource if you're tracing a motif/word. Start by going to "advanced search" and go from there (e.g., if you're looking for a resonate passage about "ears"):
http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/playmenu.php?workid=hamlet

>Shakespearean key terms
>
>1.2 analysis (1.2.129-159 "Too Sullied Flesh") here:


>David Tennant's Hamlet (3.4)

Others of Interest

>5 things you might not know about Shakespeare: (3 min video w/ James Shapiro)
>James Shapiro homepage
>bonus feature from Shakespeare in Love (about 45 min)--you'll recognize most of the actors who speak about WS and his continuing impact: here

King Lear

>30 min podcast on Year of Lear by James Shapiro on Shakespeare Unlimited (Folger Library):here
>well-written Oct. 2015 review of //King Lear// (Great Lakes Production)
>study guide for King Lear: here
>11 pg adaptations written by poet Charles Lamb (originally intended for children):


Twelfth Night
>Twelfth Night adapted by Charles Lamb
>Twelfth Night--quick clips & quotes
>post-viewing disc topics for Twelfth Night



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Please watch this short video and complete the handout below it. You can use this handout on the short quiz in class.

>link for short video narrated background/context on Shakespeare (15 min.) here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEoIhUauVD4

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