Shakespeare and male and female bodies - EXPeditions

Shakespeare and male and female bodies

by David Hillman
  • Key point 1
    Shakespeare was interested in the relationship between what can be performed externally and what is internal.
  • Key point 2
    In Shakespeare’s work, the relationship between acknowledgment of the other and knowledge of the other often plays out through the body.
  • Key point 3
    Shakespeare thinks of the sceptical attitude as primarily masculine, and the addressee of this attitude as primarily feminine.