Oregon Experience

Shakespeare's Words

Clip: Season 10 Episode 1001 | 1m 36s

A quick internet search will reveal hundreds – even thousands -- of modern English words, phrases and expressions that are attributed to William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616.) But how many of these he himself invented is simply not known. The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Director of Company Development, Scott Kaiser, has written extensively about Shakespeare’s use of language.

Aired: 10/18/15

Rating: TV-G

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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, Oregon Cultural Trust and Roundhouse Foundation.