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Shakespeare Lecture

Fri, October 29, 2010 | Prothro Theater at HRC

2:00 PM

Announcing the 2010

Thomas M. Cranfill Shakespeare Lecture


Leah S. Marcus

Edwin Mims Professor of English at Vanderbilt University


Ducdame: What Deer Have to Do

with Female Supremacy

in Shakespeare's As You Like It



When: Friday, October 29th, at 2:00 p.m.

Where: the Prothro Theater, at the HRC, 21st and Guadalupe

Sponsors:  The Department of English and the Plan II Honors Program


One of the world’s foremost scholars on Shakespeare, Elizabeth I, and Tudor England, Leah Marcus is the author of numerous books, including Unediting the Renaissance: Shakespeare, Marlowe, Milton (1996), Puzzling Shakespeare: Local Reading and Its Discontents (1988), and The Politics of Mirth: Jonson, Herrick, Milton, Marvell, and the Defense of Old Holiday Pastimes (1986). She is also co-editor of two groundbreaking collections of the writings of Elizabeth I: Elizabeth I: Collected Works (2000), and Elizabeth I: Autograph Compositions and Foreign Language Originals (2003). Her articles have appeared in journals such as English Literary History, English Literary Renaissance, and Shakespeare Quarterly

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