Shakespeare, As His Plays Were Originally Pronounced

Forgive us as we delve deep into our private passions, but this video on Shakespeare is simply wonderful. In it, linguist David Crystal and his son, actor Ben Crystal, show how the works of Shakespeare were originally pronounced, and explain how we know what the pronunciation in England was like 400 years ago.

(H/t OUP Academic)

Linguist David Crystal and his son, actor Ben Crystal – See more at: http://oupacademic.tumblr.com/post/62561803621/theatre-shakespeare#sthash.QUNDpgkG.dpuf
Linguist David Crystal and his son, actor Ben Crystal – See more at: http://oupacademic.tumblr.com/post/62561803621/theatre-shakespeare#sthash.QUNDpgkG.dpuf
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One Response to Shakespeare, As His Plays Were Originally Pronounced

  1. rightbill says:

    OK – This was fun! Thanks for posting!

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