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Hamlet: three productions and three texts

I’ve now seen Hamlet five times in the last year, and three times in the last five weeks. Last year I saw Peter Sarsgaard in New York and Benedict Cumberbatch at the Barbican in London (my thoughts here and here). … Continue reading

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The Barbican’s production of Hamlet, with Benedict Cumberbatch

Last Friday I went to see the Barbican’s production of Hamlet, directed by Lyndsey Turner, and starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Ciarán Hinds, Anastasia Hille, and Siân Brooke. Tickets sold out very quickly, but occasionally returns become available and a bit of … Continue reading

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Shakespearean Territories at Warwick – audio available

The lecture at Warwick on Wednesday last week was well attended – people sitting on the floor, even – and there were some interesting questions. Nice to see some old friends and colleagues, though this was largely a PhD student led event. I’ve … Continue reading

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‘Shakespearean Territories’ – abstract for Warwick

This is my abstract for the Critical International and Political Studies annual lecture, University of Warwick, October 3rd 2012. This lecture shows how Shakespeare’s plays can help us to think about the multi-faceted nature of territory as word, concept and … Continue reading

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Recent Shakespeare reading

Working on my paper for Warwick in October. Hamlet, Macbeth and possibly something on Othello.

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Critchley on Hamlet

Thomas posted this as a comment to an earlier post, but since many people read this in ways where comments don’t show up, I’m reposting here, and have embedded the video below. You can see Critchley’s lecture on Hamlet at … Continue reading

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