shakespeare in schools

And when did this shift in attitude towards Shakespeare’s just worthiness in the standard curriculum start to change?HAUGHEY: I think it changes when theater changes. Perhaps an alternative approach could be a kind of ‘tasting menu’ of Shakespeare, where classes would sample extracts from several plays, as well as dipping into the long poems and the Sonnets. Not only through the debates where they said that they wanted to study modern languages, to study Shakespeare, but also through their library purchases. “It’s a free online magazine, and we have found readers in well over 100 countries. So, I think we’re starting to see some of the scholars, the people who have some power in terms of how Shakespeare’s scholarship works, caring a lot about how teaching happens as well.BOGEAV: Right, and just to give credit where credit is due, the Shakespeare Set Free series, was done by Peggy O’Brien. One 45-minute performance of scenes from Shakespeare's plays followed by two hands-on 45-minute workshops on a topic of the teacher's choice. Ben Lauer is the web producer. But the difference is that you don’t see whole works in them, you’re not going to see a short story. Certainly, Shakespeare has a pop culture following in 19 th-century theater, but that’s really a distant relation to what he’s doing in schools. Home to the world’s largest Shakespeare collection, the Folger is dedicated to advancing knowledge and the arts. But I also think it has to do with… Julius Caesar is a play about… that challenges us to think about the very notion of a republic of democracy, of dictatorship. How much shift we can have at one institution is fascinating to me.BOGEAV: Yeah, it’s wild. Macbeth by William Shakespeare “One of the great terrifying morality, mystery plays with its witches, warriors and ghosts. That’s why maybe a 21st-century parallel might be those who are studying video games. Which is ironic, because in England there was a serious proposal in Birmingham, the second biggest city, to change the name of the airport to William Shakespeare International Airport, as it’s receiving such huge volumes of tourists from China who are coming to visit Shakespeare’s Birthplace. “I should also mention that I had a head start because my Dad had made me read and learn some Shakespeare when I was younger – Julius Caesar and Macbeth, a bit of The Merchant of Venice. Our Shakespeare In Schools initiative reaches thousands of ethnically diverse students in numerous schools in all five boroughs of New York City. You know, the Folger’s Education Program has made great strides from the 1970s and ‘80s, on to today, about working with teachers and making us better English teachers. films seem quite heavily indebted to Shakespeare.”, “Since the Enlightenment, I think that Shakespeare has increasingly occupied the space in the minds of the intelligentsia that would previously have been devoted to the Bible. So when you say very few books, does that mean you just have maybe one text and you’re not really arguing multiple perspectives on any issue or drawing from different sources?HAUGHEY: In the Colonial colleges, there was definitely a belief that one text was sufficient and more than that could be confusing. Wonderful books for thinking about teaching Shakespeare that have been really influential. Many of them, even in the early 19-teens, 1920s, are talking about performance-based ideas. This was the only sanctioned mode for students to get together in an extracurricular way for a very long time in the 19th century.BOGEAV: So, we’re talking about clubs, like the Hasty Pudding Club?HAUGHEY: Yeah, at Harvard, you’ve got the Hasty Pudding Club. It is believed that William Shakespeare would have probably attended school with his younger brother Gilbert, who was two years his junior. Our main building is closed for a multi-year renovation. Shakespeare and theater are a popular culture, and they don’t really have a place in the high-brow elite educational institutions of the time.BOGEAV: But you found that even though these students weren’t reading Shakespeare in class, a lot of them were reading Shakespeare outside of class, the way we go to movies and play video games outside of class. Books, just generally speaking, and especially books in English, were very, very rare even at universities. Joseph Haughey is a professor in the Department of Language, Literature, and Writing at Northwest Missouri State University.From the Shakespeare Unlimited podcast series. And I particularly hate it when people on social media post statements like ‘This should be taught in every school’, as if the whole of humanity has to exactly conform to their own personal likes. He was a very influential writer who changed our style of writings today in many ways. What Shakespeare wrote, regardless of high brow language, was simply a template for a play. He was the first Shakespeare professor at Harvard. Now, I don’t think that—even though he was at Columbia University, even though he’s a really important figure in English education in the early 20th century—I’m convinced that it wasn’t necessarily in every classroom. Hammonds Photography and Web Design, Bristol. He was a big advocate for this idea that we teach Shakespeare in a way that… we think about Shakespeare in a way that actors might, and the benefits of that in a classroom. It made me wonder if that’s why rote memorization was the main method of education. Choose from a variety of Folger events and programs, on Capitol Hill, around Washington, DC, and across the country. The many excellent historians we see on British TV constantly refer to Shakespeare. “It’s often said that performing Shakespeare is the best way to get to grips with the texts. It occurs to me that while I advocate Shakespeare for all, it would be a shame if everyone was taught the same texts in the same way, and expected to arrive at the same conclusions. Doing Shakespeare in Drama is also valuable from a practical point of view. What was it about that era, or what was the motivation behind that?HAUGHEY: Well, you know, I think we’ve got several scholars starting to come onboard with the idea. And that’s really exciting to me to see that there. Since 1993 Splats have been producing shows and Shakespeare workshops for schools and families across the UK. But are they also studying it as drama? In which case every kid in Britain would end up knowing Shakespeare better than I did before I started Shakespeare Magazine. And we can see through that that some of these ideas about literature becoming more mainstream through these individuals.Another good example, Francis James Child. Understanding text and understanding the history of words, how they come to us—extremely important in the 19th century in a way that I don’t think is as important as we move into the 20th century. In a ground-breaking new book, All the Sonnets of Shakespeare, Professor Paul Edmondson and Professor Sir Stanley Wells aim to redefine the way in which we think about the poems – and provide us with a renewed insight into the man himself. The McGuffey’s are named for him. His area of research specialization is the evolution of the English curriculum in American schools, and—in particular—the role of Shakespeare in that evolution. Oddly enough, some elements of the Mamma Mia! That’s because this strange thing happens with Shakespeare where people often simply ignore the things in the text that don’t match their preconceptions. Garland Scott is the associate producer. The study of Shakespeare is still important for many reasons. Want more? Copyright shakespearemagazine.com. Residencies range from 1 to 20 sessions and can be scheduled during or after school hours. The picture in your research, a portrait of him, which is kind of terrifying actually…HAUGHEY: Yeah, that picture comes from a little later in life and I don’t know if it really does him justice. So, I don’t think that those ideas, in terms of student experience, were quite as widespread as I’d like to imagine. Administered by a single person as a librarian, who crept up the building about 11:00 in the morning, kept the library open for the drawing of books about one hour and a half daily. Make it an option for posh schools only.'" So a lot of the readers, the editors like McGuffey, would not mention it in the earlier versions in the early 19th century. So that tells me that in the 1870s, there must’ve been teachers trying it. We did quite a bit of Shakespeare, and I enjoyed it. Or would they study it in terms of it being a good example of rhetoric?HAUGHEY: Rhetoric really. They would practice reading aloud. And this is the stuff that really started to make up and become, later in the 19th century, what we would think of as the curriculum, the formal curriculum, as we see English develop as a school subject.BOGEAV: Wow, so they’d get together in someone’s room and they’d read plays, and they’d argue and debate?HAUGHEY: At first, yeah. And they were expected to be able to work through, translate these languages.BOGEAV: Right. There’s very few books used in the Colonial colleges in this time as well.BOGEAV: Well, that’s interesting. We don’t read the musical notes, we listen. And as theaters reputation changes, Shakespeare’s reputation changes with it. Shakespeare’s reputation was that of popular culture, not appropriate for to be read in school. But mostly they were just training to become, as you say, leaders or gentlemen of society.HAUGHEY: Or gentlemen, yes. I’m friendly with the team on BBC History Magazine, and they have Shakespeare references in practically every article. Rosalind Elise Parenzan: "I thought Shakespeare was the most antiquated and exhausting thing to read as a teenager and couldn't understand why we still taught it at all. There’s lots of cool stuff happening, but I think the key is always getting back to Shakespeare’s language and getting back to his words. And some of these men, they’re training for professions like to become lawyers and preachers. Garland Scott is the associate producer. Looking around me, I was aware that some of my classmates weren’t getting it at all, and I knew how they felt because in most of my other subjects at school it was me who wasn’t getting it at all. On our Shakespeare Week website we offer a huge variety of free educational resources for you to download, adapt and use across the curriculum. Is there a debate about the place of pop culture, and… in a Shakespeare curriculum?HAUGHEY: I think to a degree, there is, and I think it’s a debate that’s been ongoing for a century. But even in those periods we see pushback. Awful!”HAUGHEY: I think so. Then gradually as they started to be sanctioned by the university, they got bigger. I’ve said before that you can’t be a Shakespearean and not be at least part historian, but maybe it’s the other way round too – you can’t be a historian and not be at least part Shakespearean. All rights reserved. The session is designed to be an interactive workshop whereby the children are encouraged to … Making us better Shakespeare teachers. And even books… extra reading, Shakespeare for example. So, American theater kept Shakespeare really out of the position: a high position in terms of schools and in terms of studying Shakespeare. The majority of the readers are female and they are often (but by no means exclusively) connected to education, the arts and/or the theatre world. One of them, you write about in your research, is William McGuffey. © Folger Shakespeare Library. I’m not sure I have a great answer to that question.BOGEAV: I wonder if it comes from, you know, you go to college to learn to be a teacher and you’re already analyzing literature. Early on though, no. It’s so delightful to talk with you professor. “In 2014 FutureLearn did an excellent Shakespeare MOOC (online course) which was presented by Jonathan Bate. Death and bereavement. He’s written a book-length manuscript on the evolution of Shakespeare instruction in American schools. How did Shakespeare go from popular entertainment to classroom staple? So a class would have these readers and they would do a lot of their work from them. We’re regularly seeing where those—and not only were they bigger, but they were more representative of what we’ll see later in the 19th century of what would become the curriculum, such as Shakespeare. It’s scarcely possible they should pass through the youthful mind and imagination without leaving a stain behind. So, if we point to the Astor Place riots in New York in 1850, we’re starting to see theaters change a little bit. They’re talking about a different way of thinking about theater than they knew as kids. Shakespeare in education is a passion and I try to visit schools wherever I go. And he generally seemed displeased when anyone asked for a book, and positively forbidding when asked to buy one.” And you’ll find quotations like that frequently about the university libraries, in the Antebellum and through much of the 19th century. Quite a lot, actually, when it comes to the key characters of Hamlet. You’d have to be an extremely sick individual to relate to Lady Macbeth, but she’s a compelling, unforgettable character. The question of whether the university is teaching us the right things.HAUGHEY: Definitely. Shakespeare also provides a helpful entry point for certain subjects, or can be an alternative way to approach things – even if it’s just the obvious route of ‘This is how Shakespeare depicted Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Henry V, Richard III – how does it compare to what we now understand to be the historical facts?’”. But that expectation is not a new one.Hamlet I’m Michael Witmore, the Folger’s director. Rhetoric is secondary to that too. Earlier this year, we live-Tweeted our lockdown viewing of the opulent 2018 Ophelia film directed by Claire McCarthy which starred Daisy Ridley, Clive Owen and Naomi Watts. That process was believed to allow students to exercise their brain in a way that made them fit for public service. We see the Canon being developed but also methods, philology in the late 19th century is very important. “In Canada, the idea is to replace Shakespeare with Canadian authors, so it’s a kind of nationalist but also virtue signalling move, and it’s nakedly political because they apparently want to erase the historic links between the UK and Canada. There still is some pushback.BOGEAV: Well, what is the next chapter in this story of how Shakespeare is taught? And by that, I mean what would a colonial young man—and I say man, of course, because women were not going to college then—what would that man be trained in, and more importantly why? Our Shakespeare workshops are designed to maximise the involvement of the pupils and bring Shakespeare to … Shakespeare should be taught at school. Browse our full list of Shakespeare Unlimited episodes. Dame Helen Mirren has suggested that the works of William Shakespeare should not be taught in schools. Instead, they were short reading passages meant to be read aloud.I mentioned earlier, books are expensive still in the 19th century. So, how did these ideas about Shakespeare and his place in the America curriculum spread?HAUGHEY: That’s a tough question. Is there a concept of literature or drama as a course of study already?HAUGHEY: There’s a Shakespeare teacher and book editor, Henry Norman Hudson. Shakespeare’s Henley Street home was just a short walk from the grammar school, the King’s New School, on Church Street, also the site of the Guild Hall where the borough council regularly met.The school was available to all boys within the borough, free of charge. Now, we don’t have… I have yet to come across any teacher from the 1870s who was a proponent of it. “Should Shakespeare be studied in secondary schools?” Sydney-based student Tazmin Harper wrote to Shakespeare Magazine with some questions about Shakespeare’s relevance in the modern day, both inside and outside the classroom – needless to say, Editor Pat … of teachers agreed that their students were better at working together as a team. “But having said that, I am a Shakespearean, I’m evangelical about Shakespeare, and I know that Shakespeare can be introduced and taught brilliantly in schools – even in primary schools. Whether or not something in a modern language generally belonged.BOGEAV: And they wanted to study Shakespeare? Our building on Capitol Hill is closed due to a major building renovation project, but Folger events and programs continue online. There weren’t the standardized requirements that we have today. Helen Mirren has revealed that she does not believe Shakespeare should be taught in schools, The Independent reports. Is there tension? But he starts off as a student at Washington College, now Washington and Jefferson, and he is in his literary society. Don’t trust witches, but fairies are brilliant. 98%. But that wasn’t always the case. That would be fantastic.”. So in terms of quantity and also the quality, was quite different as well.BOGEAV: It’s kind of funny to think of the university libraries as being so deficient.HAUGHEY: They really were. What tensions have you noticed? Previous: Peter Brook | Next: Shakespeare's Sonnets. Shakespeare is not so much dead “stuff”, it’s very much alive and in our schools; we need to keep reoxygenating it not just by using the phrases and the words but by having an awareness of where they’ve come from. He wrote the first four volumes, his younger brother wrote the second two, which included Shakespeare.BOGEAV: And who were these readers? So, we see in records of books, Shakespeare almost always appearing in the list of the literary society libraries.BOGEAV: Well, it looks like that some of these debating society members went on to eventually teach Shakespeare. The other 75% is made up through a combination of grants and individual donations. Did you know to speak with volume? When they would read, say a snippet from Julius Caesar or Antony presenting, orating to the Roman mob, would they just memorize it and present it? And, in fact, it was because he was so popular on stage, at a time when theater was low-brow, that it’s not appropriate to include him in schools. Speaking about something that matters.So in that sense, Shakespeare proves a good exemplar both for the language, but also because this was a time when people loved Julius Caesar. Elsewhere I saw one quote from a young woman saying ‘As a Chinese Canadian, I don’t want to learn about English writers’. A lot of times, you had some very young person, maybe just 18 or 19, teaching English. of teachers said that their students increased in confidence. And really, that’s the study of elocution: speaking in a way that gets your audience’s attention and holds it. Shakespeare invented many of the phrases and sayings we use today -- "All that glitters is not gold," "Neither a borrower nor a lender be," "laughing stock" and "Love is blind" are just a few. Shakespeare in schools is needed more than ever (Chaucer and Mallory, too) Dame Helen Mirren suggests teaching Macbeth and Lear ruins the plays for later life. It wasn’t an amazingly innovative approach or anything, but I was into it, so I got a lot out of it. Our workshops are fun, interactive, and inspiring. “I was at secondary school in Merseyside during the 1980s. But that the fact that they were reading it outside of class came to influence the curriculum. Shakespeare in Schools Shakespeare's writing has been taught to most everyone in the modern world. That Shakespeare was a good way to inculcate rhetoric into young minds, but also it might possibly corrupt young minds. I mean it still is really popular, but it was very popular in the 19th century. One is Zimbabwe and the other is Canada. I have no specific argument or example of why I believe shakespeare should be taught in school, although yes many people have believed that shakespeare is a fraud or someone who had not wrote those poems, but no matter what I believe that shakespeare had done his word outstandingly perfect. And by the time we get to the 1920s, at Columbia University, their teacher education program, Franklin T. Baker, was teaching English education. But at the end, they have whole scenes, sometimes multiple scenes from the same play, sometimes context, so they tell you what happened before and after in the story. So, the aim was to produce the future leaders of the young colonies. JOSEPH HAUGHEY: Well—and I think it’s important too that you point out that it’s white men, and it's white men from a privileged background attending colonial colleges. Shakespeare is highly regarded, was responsible for many linguistic devices in the English language and was seemingly able to tell a bloody good story. Here goes: When you were in high school English, you read a Shakespeare play. There was a notion in the Colonial and Antebellum periods that Shakespeare was just fine for reading as recreation, but it wasn’t something worthy of study at a university. School administrations most often cover the $800.00 fee, but oftentimes parent-teacher organizations or community groups help to pay for part or all of the program. So, as you say, a lot of these literary societies were also debate societies, and it sounds like one of the things they often debated was curriculum. Utilizing a variety of theater activities, group ensemble work, and performance techniques, our professional teaching artists guide students in bringing Shakespeare's texts to life while challenging them to think outside the box and delve into the deeper meaning of the plays. Importance of studying Shakespeare. 01. of 08. “I suspect most schoolkids don’t study Drama, but I do think it would be bizarre to have a Drama department that didn’t do Shakespeare. If they must be read by our sons and daughters, let us have a carefully expurgated edition.” So what? Then I went to university and it basically put me off English Literature for the next 25 years.”. America is just this large and spread out place, even back then in the 1850s. Our activities are perfect for anyone interested in inspiring the next generation; for both teachers and families, in … I’ll leave you to work out which of Shakespeare’s plays and poems these refer to.”, “I do, but so what? “There are at least two countries I know of where they’ve tried to kick Shakespeare out of the classroom in recent years. “And Shakespeare can also be useful and highly relevant in school History lessons. It helps to show where our language has come from and how it has evolved. Interestingly, I sometimes find that films from other cultures like India, South Korea and maybe Turkey seem closer to the Shakespearean style of storytelling than modern day English-language stuff. He writes an English journal. I know lots of high school teachers who have that on their desks and are referring to it throughout the whole Shakespeare unit, pulling ideas. Oftentimes the libraries at the literary societies, their collections were larger than the official university library. We’re willing to bet that at some point in school, you read at least of one Shakespeare’s plays. Most almost everywhere else there were always exactly two societies.BOGEAV: And so, they were reading these popular culture books, their non-sanctioned books, novels and stuff. She’s the director of education now at the Folger.HAUGHEY: Yes, and she has done wonderful… she’s still doing wonderful, wonderful things for a long time with both the Folger, she also is at NCTE. As we start to see that transition away from studying the classics toward studying Shakespeare in modern language.BOGEAV: It’s funny though, you had these two things kind of on a parallel track for a while in America. Or was he writing really about theater at large and just picked Shakespeare as an example?HAUGHEY: I think he’s really writing about theater at large here. It’s an enlightening and surprising story and Dr. Haughey came in recently to talk with us about it.We call this podcast episode, “O This Learning, What A Thing It Is!” Joseph Haughey is interviewed by Barbara Bogaev. So I’m a little bit hesitant of some… well, I guess I want to see it, right? That’s a conversation we still have.We have to make difficult choices as teachers. I think because students are used to reading Caesar in Latin, the orations. These students have had little or no exposure to arts in education, and some of the teachers who are expected to teach them Shakespeare … Not to study as literature, but to read aloud because they were exemplars of good elocution, of good public speaking.BOGEAV: Wow, so, no analysis, just snippet. Dr. Haughey was interviewed by Barbara Bogaev.Our podcast, O This Learning, What A Thing It Is!, was produced by Richard Paul. This was a time… certainly Shakespeare was not part of the curriculum. Leadership, and the lack thereof. The age range is wide, ranging from students in their late teens to retirees in their sixties and older. Photo (above) by Lloyd Wolf. The children require no prior knowledge of the play, in fact we actively encourage teachers not to reveal the story before we arrive. About our impact. And this was a time before… the literary societies pre-date fraternities, athletics. That’s just some 20, 30 years later. In fact, drama and literature weren’t studied, as you said. Where we see theaters taking an active role, inviting students to their theaters, but also forming education programs starting the last part of the 20th century and on through today. Shakespeare in the Schools' most popular offering. You can find more about the Folger at our website, folger.edu.Thanks for listening. His tragedies and poems have been read and performed for nearly five hundred years. He is interviewed by Barbara Bogaev. Below are the bard's best plays for high school classes. That’s what it meant to be educated.BOGEAV: Yeah, and the way you describe is that the goal was the idea of a disciplined mind. The Folger is looking for exceptionally qualified individuals who are committed to the mission, vision, and values of our organization. Imagine Abraham Lincoln, where he was able to go because he could speak really well. If it wasn’t for Shakespeare there wouldn’t BE any Drama department. And he leads a fascinating life. There’s a series of books, Shakespeare Set Free, that come out of that. Follow the tragic fall of the Macbeths, who could defeat anything but their own gullible greed. Should we be abbreviating or changing those classics in any way, such as a graphic adaptation of Shakespeare? A Midsummer Night's DreamThe TempestNathan the Wise, Streaming for freeFull performance + special features. That happens later in the 20th century, but there were certainly some teachers doing it and certainly some teachers writing about it and trying to get that spark started very early in the 20th century. All Folger programs and events will be held at other venues during construction. Sometimes goddesses are attracted to mortals. Professor Joseph Haughey of Northwest Missouri State University takes us back to a time when educators didn’t take Shakespeare seriously and English wasn’t even a subject in school. Shakespeare could never have imagined that his plays would one day be taught in schools and that some students would approach his plays only as words on a page rather than scenes for a stage. If we want something—it’s great because it’s got “Friends, Romans countrymen.” It’s got some great orations that we can use to practice speaking allowed, and we’re used to reading those in the 19th century. Plenty of teachers, students and librarians. Were they attributed to Shakespeare, these snippets?HAUGHEY: As the 19th century progressed, yes. “Incidentally, Canada’s greatest living writer, Margaret Atwood, is herself an avid Shakespearean, and interestingly I believe she was largely homeschooled. I can also understand that tackling entire plays can be tough, as youngsters tend to lose interest before the end. The grammar-school's demanding curriculum was geared to teaching pupils Latin, both spoken and written. McGuffey Readers is just one of those icons of the early days of American education. A Canon development. Did you know to speed up when you needed to? Did you ever wonder why that is? You mentioned earlier that Julius Caesar a good play because it’s this transition period away from a classical curriculum and people and learning Latin and, you know, it’s a really nice bridge. Dating back to the first half of the nineteenth century, the earliest Finnish language translation of a Shakespeare play was fated to fade into obscurity. Thank you.HAUGHEY: Well, thank you so much. Yeah, the ideal was that this was a place where wealthy families could send their young men to be trained to grow up to be gentlemen. I mean, does it spread organically that way?HAUGHEY: Well, certainly I think so. This Shakespeare Lives schools’ pack was created by the British Council in partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in 2016. He was whole heartedly against any sort of performance-based approach to teaching Shakespeare. Something like that could easily be adapted for secondary schools. And to give some other credit too, lots of good stuff happening to other theater companies as well throughout the United States. 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