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Where the Infectious Pestilence Did Reign: Plague in Shakespeare’s London

Synopsis
Recording of an illustrated lecture by Professor Vanessa Harding (Birkbeck, University of London) on how successive plagues in Elizabethan and Jacobean periods, and the memory of plagues, affected Londoners, including its actors and playwrights. The lecture was delivered as part of the Festival Shakespeare Buenos Aires.
Language
English
Country
Argentina; Great Britain
Medium
Video
Transmission details
18 Apr 2021
Duration
41 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Subjects
Drama; History; Shakespeare
Keywords
plague

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/-BOYVS7Qid4
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

Fundación Romeo

Email
info@fundacionromeo.org
Web
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Phone
+54 11 4772-1267
Address
Santos Dumont 2533 P6 (1426)
Buenos Aires
Argentina

Distributor

Name

YouTube

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