Dr. Ralph Alan Cohen, American Shakespeare Center Director of Mission and Professor of English at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, VA, delivers a pre-show lecture before a live audience at the American Shakespeare Center's Blackfriars Playhouse. In this frank, thoughtful lecture, Dr. Cohen takes a look at the origins of the HENRY VI plays, and how they fit into Shakespeare's canon. He also offers up his thoughts on Shakespeare's use of language in the play. This lecture was recorded on 5 February 2009.
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Doctor Ralph Reveals All: HENRY VI, PART ONE