On Human Kindness: What Shakespeare teaches us about Empathy

While discussing Shakespeare’s plays in her university classroom, Paula Marantz Cohen discovered that they unlocked a surprising sense of compassion in both herself and her students. In this short and illuminating book, she shows how Shakespeare’s genius lay in his ability to arouse empathy, even when his characters exist in alien contexts and behave in reprehensible ways.
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On Human Kindness: What Shakespeare teaches us about Empathy

While discussing Shakespeare’s plays in her university classroom, Paula Marantz Cohen discovered that they unlocked a surprising sense of compassion in both herself and her students. In this short and illuminating book, she shows how Shakespeare’s genius lay in his ability to arouse empathy, even when his characters exist in alien contexts and behave in reprehensible ways.

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What are the possibilities of the Pritney method in early childhood education for stimulating curiosity, emotions and collaboration through the combination of opera and puppetry?

This article will focus on the possibilities of the ‘Pritney method’ used for stimulating curiosity, emotions and collaboration in Early Childhood Education and Care studies (ECEC); especially through the combination of puppetry and opera, a combination which is considered to be valuable in creating aesthetic and pedagogical moments.

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Shakespeare, Italy, and Transnational Exchange

This interdisciplinary, transhistorical collection brings together international scholars from English literature, Italian studies, performance history, and comparative literature to offer new perspectives on the vibrant engagements between Shakespeare and Italian theatre, literary culture, and politics, from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century.

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