Anderson, T: Performing Early Modern Trauma from Shakespeare
An examination of political and cultural acts of commemoration, this study addresses the way personal and collective loss is registered in prose, poetry and drama in early modern England. It focuses on the connection of representation of violence in literary works to historical traumas such as royal death, secularization and regicide.
Thomas Anderson, Assistant Professor of English at Mississippi State University, USA. He has also taught English at Vanderbilt University and Southern New Hampshire University. He has published articles on Shakespeare, Marvell, Milton, and other early modern writers.