Shakespeare's Daughters Part 2

Ref: C3747360

The course aims to study key speeches from different plays by Shakespeare by reading together and watching/listening to different performances. The focus will be on how the speeches work in performance. We will engage with the linguistic and performance challenges which the texts present to actors, designers and directors. By analysing a variety of performances we will be able to evaluate the choices made.

Course aim

An opportunity to study daughters and familial relationships from selected plays in this online course.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers
  • This is an online course using Canvas.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Read and discuss a speech from an informed perspective
  • Identify the genre, style and thematic concerns in a speech
  • Analyse and evaluate ideas for staging
  • Compare /contrast different interpretations of a character/role.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You may like to have a copy of the Complete Works of Shakespeare to read more of the plays . You may find a notebook and pen /pencil useful. .

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Shakespeare's Daughters Part 2

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