Shakespeare Saved My Life Pdf

Shakespeare Saved My Life

Number of page: 304
Author: Laura Bates
Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402273155
Category: Biography & Autobiography

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  • A Google UserA Google User
    SHAKESPEARE SAVED MY LIFE: Ten Years in Solitary with the Bard The unorthodox bonding of a Shakespeare instructor and a convicted murderer.Beginning in 2003, English professor Bates (Indiana State Univ.) began an inaugural group-study program in a solitary confinement prison space, much to the chagrin of the university department chairperson, who found the foray into criminal education a risky venture. The author’s history with prison education extends back
  • Laura SheaLaura Shea
    What an incredible account of trust, friendship and loyalty. And it’s real.
  • klburnsideklburnside
    LibraryThing Review This book is written by a professor who teaches Shakespeare to prisoners. It especially focuses on one prisoner who spent many years in solitary confinement, and was violent and suicidal until he
  • MaggieFloMaggieFlo
    LibraryThing Review This book is about Laura Bates and her star pupil, Larry Newton. Bates is a professor of English, specializing in Shakespeare and Newton is a lifer in an Indiana prison. Bates uses Shakespeare’s plays
  • PleasantHomePleasantHome
    LibraryThing Review Excellent, easy read on a challenging difficult topic. Will make you laugh, maybe cry, and certainly think. Highly recommend.
  • yourotherleftyourotherleft
    LibraryThing Review Dr. Laura Bates, professor of English at Indiana State University, once thought prisoners in long-term solitary confinement were beyond rehabilitation. She thought education in prisons should focus on
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