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Sophia on the Cydnus: Shakespeare’s Alexandrian Softscapes

Synopsis
Recording of an online illustrated lecture by Julia Reinhard Lupton (University of California, Irvine) on Shakespeare and Hebrew wisdom literature, delivered as part of the SEDERI Conference in Barcelona. She focuses on the Hebrew bible and Shakespeare’s Cymbeline and Antony and Cleopatra. Lupton looks in particular at Cleopatra on the Cydnus, where she first meets Mark Antony, depicted on a tapestry in Cymbeline. This is illustrated with a clip from the recording of the 2018 National Theatre production of Antony and Cleopatra.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Transmission details
11 May 2022
Duration
41 mins

Credits

Contributor
Julia Reinhard Lupton

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Antony and Cleopatra; Cymbeline
Subjects
English language and literature; Religious studies; Shakespeare
Keywords
ancient Greece

Online Availability

Online URL
https://youtu.be/QaMF4Eo7Rk4
Online format
Streamed

Sponsor

Name

New Swan Shakespeare

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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