Shakespeare: Origins

by Cerebellum
SKU: 1051100

Origins and Style is an introduction to understanding and appreciating Shakespeare. After exploring Shakespeare's life and times, this DVD contains sections on understanding Shakespeare's poetry and the elements of Elizabethan drama. Also, by evaluating the tragic figure that is Sophocles' Oedipus Rex, the Standard Deviants help viewers understand exactly what a tragedy is. Finally, this DVD offers a brief overview of Shakespeare's development as a tragedian.Run Time: 0:49 Grade Level: 7+Co-written by Robert J. Fehrenbach, Ph.D., of The College of William and Mary and Ann R. Meyer, Ph.D., of Claremont McKenna College