Katherine Scheil on Shakespeare in Civic Life

How have Shakespeare's works been a part of civic life?
Photo of 19th Century women's Shakespeare club with women members in men's clothing

Professor Katherine Scheil is interviewed in a short film about the Citizen Shakespeare project and her research on 19th-century Shakespeare reading groups; the video is part of the "Everything to Everybody" project from History West Midlands, Birmingham, UK.

Scheil is the author of She Hath Been Reading: Women and Shakespeare Clubs in America (Cornell University Press, 2012), as well as her latest, Imagining Shakespeare's Wife: The Afterlife of Anne Hathaway (Cambridge University Press, 2018).

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