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Is Shakespeare still relevant today? How does his work influence pop culture today? Do the themes of his plays continue to resonate with modern audiences or as a result of his legacy has he become a caricature of himself? Stephen Regan, accompanied by experts from the world Shakespeare congress examine Shakespeare ‘s work from a critical perspective, putting his plays in historical and social context as well as making a critical analysis of the broader questions of performance and audience interaction throughout history.

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Is Shakespeare still relevant today? How does his work influence pop culture today? Do the themes of his plays continue to resonate with modern audiences or as a result of his legacy has he become a caricature of himself? Stephen Regan, accompanied by experts from the world Shakespeare congress examine Shakespeare ‘s work from a critical perspective, putting his plays in historical and social context as well as making a critical analysis of the broader questions of performance and audience interaction throughout history.

    Shakespeare: A cultural icon

    Shakespeare: A cultural icon

    Why has Shakespeare become such a cultural hero?

    • 1 min
    Transcript -- Shakespeare: A cultural icon

    Transcript -- Shakespeare: A cultural icon

    Why has Shakespeare become such a cultural hero?

    Shakespeare and popular culture

    Shakespeare and popular culture

    How Shakespeare has influenced contemporary popular culture.

    • 4 min
    Transcript -- Shakespeare and popular culture

    Transcript -- Shakespeare and popular culture

    How Shakespeare has influenced contemporary popular culture.

    Shakespeare: A critical analysis

    Shakespeare: A critical analysis

    How we use our personal influences and theoretical positions to inform our reading of Shakespeare.

    • 4 min
    Transcript -- Shakespeare: A critical analysis

    Transcript -- Shakespeare: A critical analysis

    How we use our personal influences and theoretical positions to inform our reading of Shakespeare.

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