Device is incompatible to play the video
Monday, 13 February 1995, 1:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Shakespeare, 'The Tempest' and its City Connections

Professor David Daniell

This is a part of the series Literary Londoners.
The other lectures in this series are as follows:
    Charles Dickens
    John Keats
    William Blake
    John Donne
    Citizen Authors
    Ben Johnson

speaker_daviddaniell.jpg.crop_display.jpg

Professor David Daniell (St. Catherine’s College, Oxford, 1949) read English and then Theology, followed by a post-graduate year in Tübingen. His PhD, from the University of London was on Shakespeare. After twelve years as a Sixth Form Master at Apsley Grammar School, Professor Daniell taught in the English Department of UCL, retiring in 1994 as Emeritus Professor.

His Fellowships include: a 2-year Leverhulme Emeritus, Visiting Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, Honorary Fellow of St Catherine’s College, Oxford and Honorary Fellow of Hertford College, Oxford. In May 2000 Professor Daniell gave the Oxford University Sermon.

He has both lectured and broadcast widely (lectures include: Beatrice Warde Memorial, 1994; Lambeth Tyndale, 1994; A. G. Dickens, University of Cambridge, 1994; Hertford Tyndale, 1994; Hilda Hulme Memorial, 1994; Waynflete, University of Oxford, 1996; Staley, Michigan, 1998; St Paul’s Cathedral, 2003; Shakespeare Institute, Illinois, 2005) in Europe and the USA, and published many articles and books. Those on Shakespeare include Coriolanus in Europe, The Tempest (The Critics’ Debate) and the New Arden 3 edition of Julius Caesar. The Interpreter’s House was his first book on the Scottish writer John Buchan, some of whose hundered books he has edited.

His major recent work has been on the reformer William Tyndale, starting with an edition of his 1534 New Testament, followed by his Old Testament and a now-standard biography, William Tyndale: a Life all from Yale University Press; and Tyndale’s Obedience of a Christian Man in Penguin Classics. In 1994, the quatercentenary of Tyndale’s birth, he founded, and was first Chairman of the Tyndale Society, now with worldwide membership, from a base in Hertford College. His Bible in English (Yale University Press) is regarded as the definitive account of the many English translations from the Anglo-Saxon times to today.

Read More
Read Less
Related Future Lectures
Related Past Lectures
WATCHED
Part of a series

Coincidences in the Novel: Charlotte Brontë and George Eliot to Evelyn Waugh and David Nichols

Professor John Mullan
Wednesday, 2 March 2022 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Aliens in Science Fiction

Professor Jim Endersby
Monday, 28 March 2022 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Villains in the Novel: from Dickens, Hardy and Wilkie Collins to Hilary Mantel

Professor John Mullan
Wednesday, 6 April 2022 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Christmas Carols and Nostalgia

Professor Jeremy Summerly
Thursday, 9 December 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Attacks on Knowledge from Ashurbanipal to Trump

Richard Ovenden
Thursday, 2 December 2021 - 1:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Portraits, Biographies and Public History

Professor Ludmilla Jordanova
Tuesday, 2 November 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Plotting Novels: from Austen and Dickens to Agatha Christie and John le Carré

Professor John Mullan
Wednesday, 27 October 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

Shakespeare, Race and Performance

Professor Farah Karim-Cooper
Tuesday, 19 October 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED
Part of a series

The Barbican Centre at 40 - Past, Present and Future

Sir Nicholas Kenyon CBE
Thursday, 10 June 2021 - 6:00PM
WATCHED

Do Romance Novels Reinforce Gender Stereotypes?

Catherine M. Roach
Thursday, 5 July 2018 - 10:00AM
WATCHED

Why Is Sir Walter Scott Not In Popular Culture Today?

Dr Juliet Shields
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 1:59PM
WATCHED

The English Image of Scotland Prior to Sir Walter Scott's Writing

Dr Juliet Shields
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 1:58PM
WATCHED

Sir Walter Scott's Involvement In King George IV Visiting Scotland

Dr Juliet Shields
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 1:56PM
WATCHED

Was Your View Of Scotland Different Depending On Where You Were From?

Dr Juliet Shields
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 1:55PM
WATCHED

What Do You Think More's Intention Was In Writing 'Utopia'?

Dr Richard Serjeantson
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 - 6:59PM