'Shakesqueer: A Queer Companion to the Complete Works of Shakespeare'

There’s no shortage of potentially queer content in the Shakespearean canon: cross-dressing, fairies, illicit desire and incomprehensible families. It’s surprising that more queer theorists have not pursued Shakespeare’s queer possibilities, leaving him to the Elizabethan scholars and historians. A new anthology, Shakesqueer: A Queer Companion to the Complete Works of Shakespeare (Duke University Press) rectifies… read more