The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0417 Friday, 28 February 2003
Date: Thursday, 27 Feb 2003 15:45:39 -0500
Subject: Shakespeare magazine
Shakespeare magazine is a publication of Georgetown University and
Cambridge University Press. We begin our 7th year of publication with
the Winter 2003 edition, focusing on Teaching "King Lear." If you would
like to subscribe or have let your subscription lapse, simply go to
www.shakespearemag.com/subscribe.asp and insure that you'll receive this
Here is a sampling of the Winter 2003 issue:
Table of Contents
News on the Rialto
Featuring all the most current news about performances, films,
conferences, and events.
"Rebellious Kids Act Up in Boston"
Keri Cahill dicusses the Rebel Shakespeare Company
Teaching King Lear
"Using the Quarto and Folio to Explore Character, Staging, and Story"
Steven Urkowitz tells of the bothers and benefits of using text variants
in King Lear
"Playing King Lear" A list of some of history's King Lears
"Into the Storm: Helping Kids Connect to that 'Crazy Old Man'" Sharon
Hollon shows how she gets her students to perform the storm scene from
"Hollywood Endings-Nahum Tate to Julia Roberts" John Fennell explains
how he uses Nahum Tate's Family Shakespeare in class. This article
includes the final scene from Tate's Lear.
"King Lear on Film and Video" A brief look at the major Lear films,
videos, and adaptations
Broadsheet: "Shakespeare's Special Effects" An instant lesson showing
the power of language in the "Dover Cliff" speech.
A sneak preview of the entire issue is available at
The preview includes a bonus article on teaching "King Lear" by Melissa
"Looking at Lear's Speeches" Melissa Borgmann uses two different
speeches of Lear to Cordelia to illustrate themes of love,
transformation, redemption, and forgiveness.
Michael LoMonico, Editor
10 Mapleshade Lane
Stony Brook, NY 11790
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