Shakespeare's Birthday Month Speaker Martine van Elk - Free event
LBSC's Free Speaker Series features some of the current noted scholars of Shakespeare.Martine van Elk is a professor of English literature at California State University, Long Beach. She is the author of numerous articles on Shakespeare, early modern women, and other subjects. She is currently working on a study of early modern women writers.
"Such as we are made of, such we be": Women on and off the Stage in Shakespeare's England
How did Shakespeare's contemporaries think about women? How did their expectations and ideas affect Shakespeare? We will take a look at the prevailing medical, philosophical, and political ideas about women, in order to examine a few of Shakespeare's best known comic and tragic roles for women.
The Richard Goad Theater (View)
4250 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807
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