Shakes in the News: Superiority and Slander – Shakespearean Women are Superior to the Men They Marry

Superiority and Slander – Shakespearean Women are Superior to the Men They Marry

 http://j.mp/1djc4SH Elsa Guillet-Chapuis/Roadside Attractions Amy Acker, right, as Beatrice in Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing - Photo taken from the New York Review of Books
Elsa Guillet-Chapuis/Roadside Attractions
Amy Acker, right, as Beatrice in Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing – Photo taken from the New York Review of Books

Stephen Greenblatt looks at the Josh Whedon’s adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing and considers the role of slander and the superiority of women in Shakespeare’s plays for the New York Review of Books.

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