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Contentment: Richard Ii’s Prison Meditation

Synopsis
Second in a series of video lectures in which Julia Lupton and co-host Sean Keilen pick key passages from Shakespeare to discuss what they reveal about life and living. In this edition Keilen focuses on King Richard’s speech on hi search for contentment from Act V Scene 5 of Richard II, which is performed by Paul Whitworth (Santa Cruz Shakespeare).
Series
How to Live Like Shakespeare: Colloquies on Renaissance Wisdom
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Transmission details
13 Apr 2021
Duration
47 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Richard II
Subjects
English language and literature; Philosophy; Shakespeare

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/le3aZEakzj4
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

New Swan Shakespeare

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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