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Lend Me Your Ears | A Podcast About Shakespeare and Modern Politics

Readers and audiences have turned to Shakespeare’s greatest plays for their insights into power and performance, sex and religion, demagoguery and populism. Every month, Slate’s Isaac Butler takes listeners deep into a different play to find out what Shakespeare has to say about politics in our troubled age. This podcast is made possible by Slate Plus members, who will get full-length bonus episodes. Find out more at slate.com/shakespeare.

Readers and audiences have turned to Shakespeare’s greatest plays for their insights into power and performance, sex and religion, demagoguery and populism. Every month, Slate’s Isaac Butler takes listeners deep into a different play to find out what Shakespeare has to say about politics in our troubled age. This podcast is made possible by Slate Plus members, who will get full-length bonus episodes. Find out more at slate.com/shakespeare.

Episodes: 7

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6: Coriolanus

Duration: 35 min

5: Othello

Duration: 44 min

4: Measure for Measure

Duration: 35 min

3: King Lear

Duration: 35 min

2: Richard II

Duration: 39 min

1.5: Reading Julius Caesar in Modern Context

Duration: 10 min

1: Julius Caesar

Duration: 42 min

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