Jonathan Bate at Senate House Library, University of London

Jonathan Bate at Senate House Library, University of London
  • Senate House, Senate House, Malet St, London, WC1E 7HU
    Senate House
    Senate House Malet St London, WC1E 7HU UNITED KINGDOM
  • 15/04/2016 18:30 - 15/04/2016 19:30

Shakespeare Season opening keynote lecture: Shakespeare 1616-2116 This lecture explores four centuries of Shakespearean scholarship, textual metamorphosis and commemoration whilst looking ahead to what the next century has in store.

Jonathan Bate is Professor of English Literature in the University of Oxford and on the Board of the Royal Shakespeare Company. He is the editor of the highly acclaimed RSC Shakespeare: Complete Works (Macmillan) and the author of many books, including John Clare: A Biography (Picador), which was short-listed for seven prizes and won Britain’s two oldest literary awards, the Hawthornden Prize and the James Tait Black Prize. Professor Bate has lectured on Shakespeare throughout the world and has held visiting posts at Harvard, Yale and the University of California. He was made CBE in the Queen’s 80th birthday honours, for his services to literature and higher education.