“Providence in Hamlet”

David Bevington, Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Chicago, will be giving a lecture on “Providence in Hamlet.: Bevington is Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Humanities and in English Languages & Literature, Comparative Literature, and the College at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1967. “One of the most learned and devoted of Shakespeareans, “ so-called by Harold Bloom, he specializes in British drama of the Renaissance and has edited and introduced the complete works of William Shakespeare in both the 29-volume, Bantam Classics paperback editions and the single-volume Longman edition.  Bevington remains the only living scholar to have personally edited Shakespeare’s complete corpus.