Shakespeare, Biography, and Anti-Biography

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Folger Elizabethan Theatre
201 E. Capitol St. SE, Washington, DC
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(202) 544-7077
Professor Brian Cummings of the University of York discusses what we actually know about Shakespeare's life and whether or not that lack of information influences the way we interpret his work.

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Oct. 28—Dec. 7
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$40–$75
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Monday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize winners Geoffrey Brock and Heather McHugh read at this celebration.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
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Monday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Okey Ndibe, Chinelo Okparanta, Taiye Selasi, all writers of West African heritage, discuss their work and how their culture influences it at this reading sponsored by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Books
Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Jones, Moore, and Wolff, all previous winners of the PEN/Malamud award for Excellence in the Art of the Short Story, discuss the legacy of Bernard Malamud, the prolific author from which the award takes its name.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$25
Books
Monday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Physician and poet Campo reads his poems at this annual celebration of Emily Dickinson's birthday.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
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Jan. 27—March 8
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$40–$75

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