|Course:||“This is I, Hamlet the Dane” - From Source to Novel to Canvas|
|Start Date:||28th June 2018|
|Fee:||£54.00 What's included?|
Hamlet is Shakespeare’s masterpiece and is still the most performed play in the western canon. It never fails to provoke and it constantly inspires. This course looks at which texts Shakespeare adapted in writing his play and how he in turn has inspired writers and artists. Amelia is driven by a passion to communicate and share her knowledge so whether you have never read or seen Hamlet or if it is your favourite play, you will be able to find something to enjoy on this special Hamlet day. All talks are fully illustrated with slides, film clips and audio.
Amelia Marriette has an MA in Shakespeare Studies from the Shakespeare Institute (University of Birmingham). She taught the Open University Shakespeare Course for several years and has lectured at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and Warwick University. Amelia worked for the Royal Shakespeare Company from 1999-2004. Amelia is also a professional curator and a performed playwright. Her publications include “Urban Dystopias: Re-approaching Christine Edzard's As You Like” in Shakespeare, Film, Fin de Siecle. Ed. by Mark Thornton Burnett and Ramona Wray. (London: Macmillan, 2000) and her Shakespeare Play Nay. Remember Me! was published by Roister Doister Publications in 2017.