Shakespeare’s 450th birthday party: Ask us Anything!
Adam Hooks, assistant professor of English at here at the University of Iowa, and Colleen Theisen, Special Collections Outreach and Instruction Librarian will be online live from 1pm-3pm [Central time] on Monday April 21st, during the week of Shakespeare’s 450th birthday.
Now is your chance to ask Professor Hooks your burning questions about Shakespeare or being a Shakespeare scholar! Also on hand will be historic, unusual, beautiful, and forged editions of Shakespeare’s works from Special Collections!
I love how during the “To Be or Not to Be” soliloquy, David Tennant looks directly at the camera from time to time. It makes it feel as though he is speaking his innermost thoughts directly to a real audience.
Also, the surveillance cameras are a perfect touch and really emphasize the theme of surveillance in the play. I love that Hamlet looks directly at the hidden camera, showing that he knows how much everyone is watching him.
A blog about Hamlet. Mostly an editor's choice of the #hamlet tag. Feel free to leave any questions you have ever had about Shakespeare in the ask box. When I can't answer them usually one of my followers can. Submissions very welcome.