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.
Senate House Malet St
15/04/2016 6:30 PM
15/04/2016 7:30 PM
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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 Britains 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 Queens 80th birthday honours, for his services to literature and higher education.