Episode 247. Folger Shakespeare Director

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Michael Witmore is the new (and appropriately named) director of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, and shares his enthusiastic insight into how Shakespeare opens doors into other worlds, why original annotated texts are awesome, why the humanities matter, how Shakespeare got away with what he did, why the Folger is ‘scholar heaven’, and what makes Shakespeare both one of a kind — and one of us. (MP3. Length 24:46)


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