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Literature & Drama Taster Session

Date: Thursday 16th November 2023

Time: 16:15 - 17:15 GMT

Location: Online Webinar

About the Session

Dr Will Rossiter from the University of East Anglia is hosting a Literature and Drama session titled The Tragedy of The Dutchesse of Malfy - Tragic Traditions & Italian Tales. Throughout the session you will examine how Webster developed his play according to different models of tragedy - classical and medieval. You will discuss how Webster took these models, traditions, and conventions of tragedy for the play in William Painter's translations of Matteo Bandello's original tale.

Suitability: Students in IB1 & IB2 who are interested in studying Literature, Drama, or other related disciplines at university.

Please do not register to attend if you have any lessons or other pre-planned activities which may overlap with this session.

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