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Institute of Continuing Education

Out-of-touch elites convinced they are entitled to govern; cynical demagogues who stir the mob to fury, the manipulative and the manipulated; the self-righteous and the self-seeking; the danger of social catastrophe and the yearning for something better: we look at three great plays by Shakespeare which throw light on such perpetually relevant political themes.


Course dates

06 Aug 2018 to 17 Aug 2018

Course duration

2 week(s)

Apply by

23 Jul 2018

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 10

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