Shakespeare’s Statuary Women and the Indoor Theatre’s Discovery Space

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.12745/et.24.1.4242

Abstract

This article places three scenes by Shakespeare within a specific architectural history. It reads the statuary female bodies of Desdemona, Hermione, and Imogen as revered and desecrated objects within the niched spaces of the indoor theatre’s discovery space.

Author Biographies

Myles O'Gorman

Myles O'Gorman (mylesogorman@hotmail.co.uk)  is  a theatre director with a special interest in historical plays. 

Bonnie Lander Johnson, Cambridge University

Bonnie Lander Johnson (bcl24@cam.ac.uk) teaches Shakespeare and early modern literature at Newnham College, Cambridge. 

Published

2021-06-30

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