Come, you spirits: Poetic Apostrophes in Three Shakespearean Monologues
What do a lovesick teenager, a mad king, and a murderous noble have in common? Dr. Gail Kern Paster, pre-eminent Shakespeare scholar, Director Emerita of the Folger Shakespeare Library, and editor of Shakespeare Quarterly, will lead a talk about her latest research. Dive into three Shakespearean monologues from Romeo and Juliet, King Lear, and Macbeth as they are read live by a professional actor and learn from one of the leading experts in the field about how Shakepeare utilized poetic apostrophes to great effect in his work.
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