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Riddle of Shakespeare, The

Synopsis
Audio recording accessible at the Folger Shakespeare Library. The 1976 Shakespeare Birthday lecture delivered by Jorge Luis Borges in the Presidential Ballroom of the Stattler-Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC. The audio presented here was digitised from an audiocassette and there is a great deal of noise interference.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Audio
Recording date
23 Apr 1976
Duration
35 mins

Credits

Contributor
Jorge-Luis Borges

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

Notes
The audio and transcript is held in the University of Virginia Archives.
General
At the time of the 1976 Birthday Lecture, Borges was an instructor at the University of Buenos Aires and director of the Argentine National Library.

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