Episode 21

Paula Marantz Cohen on Shakespeare and Empathy


April 2nd, 2021

30 mins 5 secs

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About this Episode

In a time of division, difference, and cancel culture, what can we learn from Shakespeare (who himself has been caught in the crossfire of today’s culture wars)?

On today’s episode, author Paula Marantz Cohen joins host Richard Aldous to discuss all this, as well as her new book Of Human Kindness: What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Empathy.