A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature
What did Shakespeare’s English sound like to Shakespeare? To his audience? And how can we know such a thing as the phonetic character of the language spoken 400 years ago? These questions and more are addressed in this video, which profiles a very popular experiment at London’s Globe Theatre, the 1994 reconstruction of Shakespeare’s theatrical home.
Conjectural reconstruction of the Globe theatre by C. Walter Hodges based on archeological and documentary evidence