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Shakespeare for Freedom Interview

Ewan Fernie

Shakespeare for Freedom presents a powerful, plausible and political argument for Shakespeare’s meaning and value. It ranges across the breadth of the Shakespeare phenomenon, offering a new interpretation not just of the characters and plays but also of the part they have played in theatre, criticism, civic culture and politics.



Watch the 15 minute video interview with Kiernan and Ewan here

shakespeare for freedom interview





Listen to the full length interview (approximately 1 hour) here

shakespeare for freedom podcast




About The Author

Ewan Fernie

As a critic, I'm about opening up and analysing the life there is in Shakespeare and other literature. This involves thinking about the ways verbal and dramatic art constitute sens...

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