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Appreciating Shakespeare with Doctor Rap

Doctor Rap

Offering knowledge and tools for appreciating Shakespeare's deep and universal meanings. Series I Short sessions on background information (numbered); Series 2 longer sessions on individual plays and sonnets (lettered). Series I Chapter 1: What's So Great about Shakespeare? (3 sessions) Chapter 2: Shakespeare the Man Chapter 3: Shakespeare's Theater Chapter 4: Shakespeare's Language (4 sessions) Chapter 5: Shakespeare's Characters Chapter 6: Unity in Variety (3 sessions) Chapter 7: Shakespeare's Mental Furniture (5 sessions) Chapter 8: Interpretation Chapter 9: Shakespeare's Texts Chapter 10: Categories of Plays (2 sessions) Chapter 11: Sonnets Chapter 12: Other Poems Chapter 13: Collaboration Chapter 14: Hypothetical, Spurious, False Chapter 15: On the Nature of Art (3 sessions) Chapter 16: To the Student Actor Chapter 17: To the Director of Students. Series II (longer sessions) Comedies (Sessions A-G): Shrew (A), MSND (B), Merchant (C), Much Ado (D), AYLI (E), 12th Night (F), Measure (G) Tragedies (Sessions H-N): Romeo (H), Caesar (I), Hamlet (J), Othello (K), Lear (L), Macbeth (M), Antony (N) Histories (Sessions O-T): Intro (O), Richard III (P), Richard II (Q), I Henry IV (R), 2 Henry IV (S), Henry V (T) Satire (Session U): Troilus (U) Late Romances (Sessions V, W): Winter's Tale (V), Tempest (W) Selected Sonnets (Sessions X, Y, Z): 1-65 (X), 73-116 (Y), 129-146 (Z) Questions?: Email [email protected]

Recent Episodes

King Lear (Series II, Podcast L)March 04, 2021 Episode artwork What Kind of Thing Is It? Histories, Romances, Satire (Ser. I, Ch. 10, Sess. 2)March 02, 2021 Episode artwork What Kind of Thing Is It? Categories of Plays: Tragedies and Comedies (Ser. I, Ch. 10, Sess. 1)February 25, 2021 Episode artwork Othello (Series II, Podcast K)February 23, 2021 Episode artwork Hamlet (Series II, Podcast J)February 18, 2021 Episode artwork Is This What Shakespeare Actually Wrote? The Texts (Ser. I, Ch. 9)February 16, 2021 Episode artwork Julius Caesar (Series II, Podcast I)February 11, 2021 Episode artwork Romeo and Juliet (Series II, Podcast H)February 09, 2021 Episode artwork Whose Interpretation Is Right? Principles of Interpreting Shakespeare (Ser. I, Ch. 8)February 04, 2021 Episode artwork Measure for Measure (Series II, Podcast G)February 02, 2021 Episode artwork Twelfth Night (Series II, Podcast F)January 28, 2021 Episode artwork Why All the Footnotes? Decorum--Realism vs. Morality Play--Foreground (Ser. I, Ch. 7, Session 5)January 26, 2021 Episode artwork Why All the Footnotes? Disintegrating Forces (Series I, Chapter 7, Session 4)January 21, 2021 Episode artwork Why All the Footnotes: Shakespeare's Mental Furniture: Correspondence and Authority (Series I, Chapter 7, Session 3)January 19, 2021 Episode artwork Why All the Footnotes? Shakespeare's Mental Furniture: The Human Order (Series I, Chapter 7, Session2)January 14, 2021 Episode artwork Why All the Footnotes? Shakespeare's Mental Furniture (Series I, Chapter 7, Session 1)January 12, 2021 Episode artwork As You Like It (Series II, Podcast D)January 07, 2021 Episode artwork Unity in Variety: Setting, Theme, Audience (Series I, Chapter 6, Session 3)January 05, 2021 Episode artwork Unity in Variety: Speech, Action, Scene, Character, Plot (Series I, Chapter 6, Session 2)December 31, 2020 Episode artwork Unity in Variety: Words and Images (Series I, Chapter 6, Session 1)December 29, 2020 Episode artwork Much Ado about Nothing (Series II, Podcast D)December 24, 2020 Episode artwork Shakespeare's Characters (Series I, Chapter 5)December 22, 2020 Episode artwork The Merchant of Venice (Series II, Podcast C)December 17, 2020 Episode artwork Shakespeare's Language: Variation in Speech (Series I, Chapter 4, Session 4)December 15, 2020 Episode artwork Shakespeare's Language: Repetition of Sounds, Structure (Series I, Chapter 4, Session 3)December 10, 2020 Episode artwork