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Shakespeare: Macbeth

In this nineteen-part course, Professor John McRae (University of Nottingham) explores Shakespeare’s Macbeth. We begin with a broad introduction to historical, political ...

19 lectures

3:07:34

Prof. John McRae

Nottingham University

English Literature

Shakespeare: Macbeth

This course focuses on Macbeth, looking in particular at several key aspects of the play. In the first module, we focus on the appeal of the play, both when it was first peformed in the early 17th century, and for...

5 lectures

0:56:26

Mr Stephen Siddall

Independent Scholar

English Literature

Shakespeare: Macbeth

In this course Professor Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam University) provides of overview of some of the recent scholarship on Shakespeare’s Macbeth, with a focus on six key themes. In the first lecture we think about the representation of time in...

6 lectures

0:56:01

Prof. Lisa Hopkins

Sheffield Hallam University

English Literature

Shakespeare and Witchcraft

In this course, Professor Diane Purkiss (University of Oxford) explores the historical context around the witches in Shakespeare’s plays, especially Macbeth (1606). In the first module, we consider why Shakespeare might have written witches into...

6 lectures

0:52:19

Prof. Diane Purkiss

Oxford University

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