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Appreciating Shakespeare with Doctor Rap

Doctor Rap

Offering knowledge and tools for appreciating Shakespeare's deep and universal meanings. Series I Short sessions on background information (numbered); Series 2 longer sessions on individual plays and sonnets (lettered). Series I Chapter 1: What's So Great about Shakespeare? (3 sessions) Chapter 2: Shakespeare the Man Chapter 3: Shakespeare's Theater Chapter 4: Shakespeare's Language (4 sessions) Chapter 5: Shakespeare's Characters Chapter 6: Unity in Variety (3 sessions) Chapter 7: Shakespeare's Mental Furniture (5 sessions) Chapter 8: Interpretation Chapter 9: Shakespeare's Texts Chapter 10: Categories of Plays (2 sessions) Chapter 11: Sonnets Chapter 12: Other Poems Chapter 13: Collaboration Chapter 14: Hypothetical, Spurious, False Chapter 15: On the Nature of Art (3 sessions) Chapter 16: To the Student Actor Chapter 17: To the Director of Students. Series II (longer sessions) Comedies (Sessions A-G): Shrew (A), MSND (B), Merchant (C), Much Ado (D), AYLI (E), 12th Night (F), Measure (G) Tragedies (Sessions H-N): Romeo (H), Caesar (I), Hamlet (J), Othello (K), Lear (L), Macbeth (M), Antony (N) Histories (Sessions O-T): Intro (O), Richard III (P), Richard II (Q), I Henry IV (R), 2 Henry IV (S), Henry V (T) Satire (Session U): Troilus (U) Late Romances (Sessions V, W): Winter's Tale (V), Tempest (W) Selected Sonnets (Sessions X, Y, Z): 1-65 (X), 73-116 (Y), 129-146 (Z) Questions?: Email [email protected]

Recent Episodes

The Nature of Art (Series I, Chapter 15, Session 3)May 18, 2021 Episode artwork The Nature of Art (Series I, Chapter 15, Session 2)May 13, 2021 Episode artwork The Nature of Art (Series I, Chapter 15, Session 1)May 11, 2021 Episode artwork Selected Sonnets 129-146 (Series II, Podcast Z)May 06, 2021 Episode artwork Selected Sonnets 73-116 (Series II, Podcast Y)May 04, 2021 Episode artwork Selected Sonnets 1-65 (Series II, Podcast X)April 29, 2021 Episode artwork Hypothetical, Spurious, and False Shakespeare (Series I, Chapter 14)April 28, 2021 Episode artwork Did Shakespeare Collaborate? (Series I, Chapter 13)April 22, 2021 Episode artwork The Tempest (Series II, Podcast W)April 20, 2021 Episode artwork The Winter's Tale (Series II, Podcast V)April 15, 2021 Episode artwork Troilus and Cressida (Series II, Podcast U)April 13, 2021 Episode artwork Shakespeare's Other Poems (Series I, Chapter 12)April 08, 2021 Episode artwork Henry V (Series II, Podcast T)April 06, 2021 Episode artwork Henry IV, Part II (Series II, Podcast S)April 01, 2021 Episode artwork Henry IV, Part I (Series II, Podcast R)March 30, 2021 Episode artwork Richard II (Series II, Podcast Q)March 25, 2021 Episode artwork Richard III (Series II, Podcast P)March 23, 2021 Episode artwork Introduction to Shakespeare's History Plays (Series II, Podcast O)March 18, 2021 Episode artwork What Is a Sonnet For? (Series I, Chapter 11)March 16, 2021 Episode artwork Antony and Cleopatra (Series II, Podcast N)March 11, 2021 Episode artwork Macbeth (Series II, Podcast M)March 09, 2021 Episode artwork King Lear (Series II, Podcast L)March 04, 2021 Episode artwork What Kind of Thing Is It? Histories, Romances, Satire (Ser. I, Ch. 10, Sess. 2)March 02, 2021 Episode artwork What Kind of Thing Is It? Categories of Plays: Tragedies and Comedies (Ser. I, Ch. 10, Sess. 1)February 25, 2021 Episode artwork Othello (Series II, Podcast K)February 23, 2021 Episode artwork