Shakespeare and the Senses

@inproceedings{Dugan2009ShakespeareAT,
  title={Shakespeare and the Senses},
  author={Holly Dugan},
  year={2009}
}
This article examines recent critical approaches to Shakespeare and the senses. Historicizing the senses has posed certain methodological challenges: what is the relationship between subjective sensory perceptions and broader cultural understandings of sensation? Does the sensate have a history? Recent work on each of the five senses demonstrates that the answer is yes. And, surprisingly, Shakespeare and his literary works are at the center of the field. As an important figure of the English… CONTINUE READING

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