British Universities Film & Video Council

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Ophelia, Popular Culture, and Web 2.0

Phot by Phoney Nickle

Photo by Phoney Nickle

Alan Young’s website Ophelia and Web 2.0 explores the continuous fascination one of Shakespeare’s most evocative character creations holds for today’s Internet generation. An online essay investigating the ways in which the Bard is being reinvented by new forms of electronic communication is accompanied by copious numbers of links to images, videos, and Web 2.0 sites focusing on the dead or dying Ophelia.

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