Weblecture: "Love and Friendship in Hamlet" and "Hamlet Revisted"

Noted Shakespeare expert David Bevington is featured in two videos, a lecture and an online discussion, that both focus on Hamlet.

Noted Shakespeare expert David Bevington discusses how "Hamlet" presents amorous love as deeply problematic and doomed to failure, while male friendship emerges as a spiritual bulwark for the protagonist.

Click here to watch the first video.

Following his Harper Lecture "Love and Friendship in Hamlet," noted Shakespeare expert David Bevington held a live webchat with alumni viewers.

Click here to watch the second video.

Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the humanities, professor in the departments of English and comparative literature, and chair of theater and performance studies.