OLLI: Shakespeare and His World

Date : February 27,2020

Time : 1:00 pm-2:30 pm

Location : The University of Alabama Gadsden Center 121 N 1st St, Gadsden, Alabama 35901

Fees / Admission : free

Event Description:

This lecture will provide an introduction to Shakespeare’s works, his life and times, and his stage. We will survey the comedies, the tragedies, the histories, the sonnets and the narrative poems, covering his major themes and some concrete ways of appreciating the texture of his verse. With regard to the plays, we will examine some of the challenges of performance. And we will try to understand the place his work occupies in his historical context. OLLI Bonuses are open to the public and a great introduction to the benefits of our membership program. For more information, visit www.olli.ua.edu or call 205-348-6482.