Shakespeare's Blood (NEMLA 2013)

Julius Caesar mocks his wife’s ominous dream:? “She dreamt tonight she saw my statue,? which like a fountain with a hundred spouts?did run pure blood: and many lusty Romans came smiling and did bathe their hands in it.” (2.2.76-79)

This seminar will look at various representations of blood in Shakespeare’s plays. From intense physical moments of bleeding on the stage, to abstract concerns around legitimacy and primogeniture, papers will focus on ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
Event type: 
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Early Modern & Renaissance
Long 18th Century
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