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Q: Cassettes and CDs of Shakespeare as Assignments
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 8.0622.  Monday, 2 June 1997.

From:           Ed Peschko <
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Date:           Friday, 30 May 1997 12:33:09 -0600 (MDT)
Subject:        Cassettes and CDs of Shakespeare as assignments

I was wondering if any professor/teacher types out there assigned
cassettes and CDs of Shakespeare (Caedmon, Renaissance Theatre Company)
as assignments rather/in addition to readings.

Video Cassettes at libraries are nice, but face it-watching in an
audio/visual department of the library is not the most aesthetic of
experiences.

I'm just getting into them, and really wish that they had been assigned
in my Shakespeare courses in college. Students can listen to them on
their own time, at home, in the car, whatever.  They also would get much
more of a feel for the language.

Ed

(PS: as a side note, and off topic, I'm just getting into Derek Jacobi's
reading of 'The Iliad' (Robert Fagles translation).

My God that's a bloody piece of work!)
 

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