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Hollow Crowns

Because his theater company often performed at court, Shakespeare was able to observe the frailty, vanity, and folly of kings firsthand, thus fueling his obsession with what lay behind the mask of royalty. Kingship became the subject of his greatest tragedies - Hamlet, Macbeth, and King Lear - and i...

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Other Authors: BBC Worldwide Ltd., Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group.
Format: Video
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col.
Series: Shakespeare and Us.

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