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Words, Words, Words: ‘We That Are Young’ by Preti Taneja

The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Thursday, September 2 with a discussion of Preti Taneja’s ‘We That Are Young.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this rich retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear.’


Resource Guide: ‘The Last True Poets of the Sea’ by Julia Drake

On August 5, 2021 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion of ‘The Last True Poets of the Sea’ by Julia Drake. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of resources related to Shakespeare, ‘Twelfth Night,’ and ships at sea.






ENCORES: ‘Recipes for Thought’ Lecture by Wendy Wall (2011)

Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES, a weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. See an excerpt of Wendy Wall’s lecture “Recipes for Thought,” the 2011 Shakespeare Birthday Lecture.