On 21 October 2020, Matthew Minicucci and I provided a brief introduction to the live-streamed performance of Coriolanus, produced by The Show Must Go Online and directed by Rob Myles. If you were not able to attend, the production is available free to view on YouTube. What follows is a transcript of our comments, with reference to Carlin A. Barton’s Roman Honor: The Fire in the Bones (University of California Press 2001), Derek Dunne’s “Blushing on Cue: The Forensics of the Blush in Early Modern Drama” (Shakespeare Bulletin 2016), and Philip Brockbank’s edition of of the play from the Arden second series (Bloomsbury 1998). See also this excellent special issue from Early Modern Literary Studies, “Rome And Home: The Cultural Uses Of Rome In Early Modern English Literature.”Continue reading “On Social Media: Coriolanus”
¶ Dear readers,
¶ I’ve just completed a Twitter play with a group of first-year seminar students here at Pacific University, and it has been an amazing experience. I am planning on writing about it in more detail in the future–and perhaps presenting on it at the upcoming Oregon Technology in Education Network (OTEN) conference. For now, I wanted to provide a brief overview of the performance that has just wrapped today and a link to the Storify so you can catch up for yourselves with our 747-tweet play.