Paula Blank

Paula Blank is Associate Professor of English at the College of William & Mary. She is the author of Broken English: Dialects and the Politics of Language in Renaissance Writings.

Shakespeare and the Mismeasure of Renaissance Man
Paula Blank
Shakespeare's poems and plays are rich in reference to "measure, number, and weight," which were the key terms of an early modern empirical and quantitative imagination. Shakespeare's investigation of Renaissance measures of reality centers on...





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