Please join us as MIT’s Diana Henderson discusses her new book,
“Collaborations with the Past.” By concentrating on rich yet problematic
instances of Shakespeare’s reanimation in such quintessentially modern forms
as the novel and film, from Sir Walter Scott’s “Kenilworth” to Kenneth
Branagh’s “Henry V”, Diana Henderson sketches a complex history of the
pleasures and difficulties that ensue when Shakespeare and modern artists
Location: MIT 32-155, Stata Center, 32 Vassar Street, Cambridge
Time: November 14 (Tuesday), 5:30 pm
This event is free and wheelchair accessible.
Cornell University Press, 2006
Diana E. Henderson is Professor of Literature at MIT. She is the author of
“Passion Made Public: Elizabethan Lyric, Gender, and Performance” and the
editor of “A Concise Companion to Shakespeare on Screen.”
This event is sponsored by authors@mit, a lecture series cosponsored by MIT
Libraries and The MIT Press Bookstore.
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