Shakespeare's Other Witches

Mar 24, 07:00 AM
After discussing THE WINTER'S TALE with Lauren Emily Whalen last week, I began to obsess over the role of incantation and women's speech in THE WINTER'S TALE and other Shakespeare plays. The quantity, quality, and goals of women's speech in Shakespeare's plays is directly tied to the view of womanhood and witchcraft under King James I of England.

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