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Lifelong Learning with Nan Morrison: Tyrants in Richard III and Macbeth

Shakespeare’s Tyrants in Richard III and Macbeth

Discover and read Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies dramatizing ambition and those who stop at nothing for personal gain, Macbeth and Richard III. This class will look at these dramas each successive Tuesday night for 5 weeks. $150 members / $200 nonmembers.  

To purchase your seat, call 843-723-9912 or click here.

Richard III exploits the chaos of a divided England; Macbeth overturns a benevolent order in Scotland.  Both become tyrants; both are finally brought down.  Why?  This question will be discussed on successive Tuesday evenings, beginning September 25, from 5:30 — 7:00.

Nan Morrison is a professor emeritus of English at the College of Charleston where she taught Shakespeare and Southern Literature, wrote articles in those areas, and held the Maybelle Higgins Howe Chair.

Texts:  The Signet Classic mass market paperback editions of Richard III and Macbeth.

Earlier Event: September 25
Storytime in the Rabbit Hole
Later Event: September 27
Wide Angle Lunch: Rebecca Ufkes