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Cymbeline

Synopsis
King Cymberline goes to war in protest over Roman demands for England to pay a tribute. Having won the war and captured his enemies, Cymberliine decides to pay the tribute despite his victory.

In this lecture, Professor Emma Smiths poses question, "Why does Cymberline agree to pay the tribute to the Romans?"
Series
Approaching Shakespeare
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Audio
Transmission details
25 Oct 2017
Duration
50:28

Credits

Contributor
Emma Smith

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Cymbeline
Subjects
Shakespeare
Keywords
marriage; monarchy; war; tax evasion

Notes

Notes
Approaching Shakespeare is a series of online lectures where of Shakespeare’s plays is explored by answering a key question about it.

Online Availability

Online URL
http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/cymbeline
Online format
Streamed/Download

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