Scot Queen Still Hot Topic

It was difficult to not think about big newspaper headlines when walking around Edinburgh this summer, seeing banners promoting the exhibit on Mary Queen of Scots at the National Museum of Scotland on every lampost. Our hosts in Auld Reeky had heard good things about the exhibit, and we were warned that it took over 3h to visit. It did. Continue reading Scot Queen Still Hot Topic

Murderous Queens on Stage

The blog will include chapters-in-progress, biographies, summaries of forgotten plays, annotated book reviews, CFPs, and illustrations for a research project on murderous queens in early modern European drama (from 1550 to 1650 approximately, focusing initially on English, French, Spanish and Italian drama). This project is part of an ongoing book project and a ‘délégation CNRS’ obtained for 2013-2014 at the IRCL (Montpellier).