Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

9-21-2016

Streaming Media

Abstract

The powers that be are not effectively addressing today’s existential crisis. Awareness and understanding must be increased, including through study of Shakespeare, whose work provides relevant insights.

Keywords

Plays (Shakespeare, William); Shakespeare, William, 1564-1622

Disciplines

Literature in English, British Isles

Comments

The video may be viewed on youtube.com or by download. The downloadable .mp4 file is 420 MB. This public lecture was delivered in the Lied Library on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, as part of a series offered in conjunction with the University Libraries Special Collections First Folio exhibit. From September 1-29, 2016, Special Collections exhibited an original 1623 First Folio from the Folger Shakespeare Library as part of First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare. This first-ever national tour of one of the world’s most influential books celebrated 400 years of Shakespeare and his legacy. Special Collections in the Lied Library was the only location in Nevada for the First Folio! National tour.


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