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Summary: Combines elements of analysis, history, biography, performance, and the personal passions of six presenters to tell the stories behind the stories of six Shakespeare plays. Includes interviews with actors, directors, and scholars; visits to key locations; clips from celebrated film and television adaptations; and illustrative excerpts from performances staged at Shakespeare's Globe in London...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SHA

Michell, John F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thames and Hudson 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 MIC

Summary: The love Othello the Moor has for Desdemona proves to be too much to bear.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose DVD 2001

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS OTH

Wells, Stanley W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 WEL

Summary: Shakespeare's play about Richard of Gloucester, a self-proclaimed villian who usurps the crown. Through family machinations, political marriages and military coups, this play portrays the tumultous reign of King Edward IV and the ascension of Richard to the throne, an intricate period in English history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 2000

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS RIC

Smith, Emma (Emma Josephine)

Summary: "An electrifying new study that investigates the challenges of the Bard's inconsistencies and flaws, and focuses on revealing, not resolving, the ambiguities of the plays and their changing topicality. A genius and prophet whose timeless works encapsulatethe human condition like no others. A writer who surpassed his contemporaries in vision, originality, and literary mastery. A man who wrote...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2020

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Summary: Shakespeare's classic drama of power, ambition and guilt.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose DVD 2001

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1 available in Performing Arts DVDs, Call number: DVD PERFORMING ARTS MAC

Kingsly, Ben

Summary: A retelling of Shakespeare's comic tale of identical twins, girls disguised as boys, practical joking, and love at first sight, set in the country of Illyria.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2005

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Shakespeare, William

Summary: Shakespearian tragegy of the Othello, a Moor and a general in the Venetian army.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos AudioBooks 2000

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

Summary: On the brink of Civil War, King Henry IV (John Gielgud) attempts to consolidate his reign while fretting with unease over his son's seeming neglect of his royal duties. Hal (Keith Baxter), the young Prince, openly consorts with Sir John Falstaff (Orson Welles) and his company of "Diana's foresters, Gentlemen of the shade, Minions of the moon". Hal's friendship with the fat knight substitutes...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CHI

Wills, Garry

Summary: "Shakespeare's plays abound with kings and leaders who crave a public stage and seize every opportunity to make their lives a performance: Antony, Cleopatra, Richard III, Othello, and many others. Such self-dramatizing characters appear in the work of other playwrights of the era as well, Marlowe's Edward II and Tamburlaine among them. But Elizabethan playwrights were not alone in realizing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale Univ Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.3 WIL

Shakespeare, William

Summary: In Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare created one of the greatest verbal sparring matches in all of literature, echoes of which can be heard in the sophisticated comic dialogue of such late masters as George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde and Noel Coward.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Caedmon Audio 1996

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

Shakespeare, William

Summary: A stunning performance of Shakespeare's timeless tragedy of young love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Doubleday Dell Audio Publishing 1993

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA
1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN SHA

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Great DVD 759 World 2010

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 HIS
Call number: DVD 709 HIS

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