Premium Content Shakespeare and Homosociality: Defying Elizabethan Comformity
By Huong Pham - February 14, 2003
Although considered light and delightful entertainment, Shakespeare's plays of comedy often address serious issues confronting Elizabethan values of propriety and social decorum. Anti-Semitism, death and homosexuality are frequent themes woven in his plays and the latter is addressed in Much Ado About Nothing and The Merchant of Venice. In…
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