Shakespeare on the Potomac

July 1, 2011
William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeare / Samuel Cousins

Library of Congress

Schoolteachers come to the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, to pursue in-depth study of four plays: Pericles, The Comedy of ErrorsThe Merchant of Venice and Othello. Guided by director Robert Young and leading humanities scholars, participants study the plays, primary sources from the period, and performance histories. They also watch filmed versions of performances and take advantage of the rich collections of the Folger Library to develop lesson plans and other materials for their classrooms, now available on the Folger website.

Summer Institutes for Schoolteachers
ES-50400-11, Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC)

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