Associate English Professor at the University of Connecticut, Greg Semenza, spoke about the relationship between William Shakespeare’s works and Auteurs of the early 19th century through to the present day. His talk encompassed a wide variety of directors from all over the world, including Michael Powell, D.W. Griffith, and Walt Disney who have shaped Shakespeare’s cultural status in the modern era.
Semenza is the author of many books including The History of British Literature In Film and The English Renaissance in Popular Culture.
This talk was recorded February ,26th, 2015 in the Renaissance Center at UMass Amherst.
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