Clearcutting the Longleaf forest

July 23rd, 2015 by Red Hills

ecoshakespeare by Rob Diaz de Villegas

Oberon and Titania’s martial strife has led to ecological upheaval. What does Shakespeare have to say about man’s relationship to nature?

In EcoShakespeare, scenes from A Midsummer Night’s Dream take on new meaning as we superimpose them on the ecology of north Florida and south Georgia. Episode 1 takes into a rare old growth longleaf forest. We look at the marital discord between the fairies’ royal couple and explore Shakespeare’s sense of ecology. Learn more on the WFSU Ecology Blog

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