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"Press Among the Popular Throngs"

Alternative title
Pop Sonnets
Synopsis
Podcast from the Folger Shakespeare Library. Erik Didriksen takes hit songs from artists such as Taylor Swift and Coldplay and rewrites them as Elizabethan-style sonnets. Tumblr, where Didriksen has posted these sonnets, has become so popular that he’s published a book, Pop Sonnets: Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs. He is interviewed by Barbara Bogaev.
Series
Shakespeare Unlimited
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Audio
Recording date
10 Feb 2016
Duration
23 mins

Credits

Producer
Richard Paul
Contributor
Barbara Bogaev; Erik Didriksen

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; English language and literature; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); songs

Notes

Notes
Podcast: http://www.folger.edu/shakespeare-unlimited-episode-41 (accessed 2/2016).

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.folger.edu/shakespeare-unlimited-episode-41

Production Company

Name

R.L. Paul Productions

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