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Dr. M. Merchant discusses Shakespeare and the arts

BROADCAST: Aug. 18, 1965 | DURATION: 00:49:46

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Synopsis

Welsh scholar Dr. M. Merchant spoke about the arts and its impact on other arts and artists. Merchant said "King Lear" was Shakespeare's greatest work. Merchant also pointed out the dialogue in "As You Like It," is akin to the parable of the prodigal son. Toward the end, there is an excerpt of Sir John Gielgud in Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure."