Love is complicated, and that is just how Shakespeare liked it. We will study three of Shakespeare's tales involving the varied facets of love. In The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Valentine and Proteus are young friends who do not believe in "love" until it hits. Jealousy strikes from an unexpected source. In Measure for Measure, lust rears its ugly head. We see a young novice subjected to blackmail and injustice from a powerful man. A clever "bed trick" saves her, but leaves her with another powerful suitor. What will she do? Antony and Cleopatra is a play of passion, desire, and eventual tragedy. Cleopatra is an Egyptian queen with "immortal longings." Antony, a Roman leader, sees his last chance at love. He is deeply enamored with both the Egyptian lifestyle and its queen. A wife at home complicates matters. As always, the world's greatest playwright takes no sides, gives no answers. He offers the story and allows readers to make of it what they will. Instructor lectures, DVD lessons, and class discussions guide us as we come to our own conclusions.
|Dates:||September 15 - December 8, 2017|
|Meets:||F from 11:00 AM to 12:45 PM, 10 sessions|
OLLI at UNLV Classes will not be held on the following dates: Friday, October 27th- Nevada Day; Friday, November 10th- Observance of Veteran's Day; Thursday, November 23rd- Thanksgiving Day; and Friday, November 24th- Family Day
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