Margreta de Grazia (U Penn), "What Ever Happened to Secular Shakespeare?"
APR 12, 2013 | 4:00 PM TO 6:00 PM
The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
4406: English Student Lounge
April 12, 2013: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Traditionally Shakespeare has been regarded as a secular dramatist writing for a professional and commercial stage. In the past few decades, however, issues of faith have come to saturate Shakespeare studies. What accounts for this fundamental and radical shift? More specifically, what do we stand to lose when Shakespeare and his stage cease to be secular?