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Our Shakespeare Reading Club: Dickinson Reading Antony and Cleopatra and Othello

Synopsis
Video recording of a live seminar held online over Zoom starting with a half hour presentation by Páraic Finnerty (University of Portsmouth) on American poet Emily Dickinson’s engagement with Shakespeare’s Othello and Anthony and Cleopatra, which were both considered controversial plays at the time. The texts would have been censored in general editions then available to Dickinson. This is followed by a discussion.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Transmission details
13 Aug 2021
Duration
54 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Antony and Cleopatra; Othello
Subjects
English language and literature; Women’s studies; Shakespeare
Keywords
censorship

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/B8MbA4r9jjs
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

Emily Dickinson International Society

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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