Women's Literary Culture and the Medieval Canon

An International Network Funded by the Leverhulme Trust

‘Wherefore ye mot nedes retorne’: Eviction from the Medieval Enclosed Garden and the Discourses of Exclusion

by Maria Zygogianni, Swansea University On April 25th, Lambeth Council closed Brockwell Park for the day after approximately 3000 people visited the park the day before, ignoring guidelines for social distancing. Their message was made clear in a warning tweet: if residents don’t comply, they will be kicked out of the park. This tweet would […]


Forthcoming Conference: Speaking Internationally: Women’s Literary Culture and the Canon in the Global Middle Ages

26 – 28 June 2019 Bangor University, LL57 2DG Bangor University is delighted to host the latest event in association with the International Research Network, Women’s Literary Culture and the Medieval Canon. About the conference Our last conference, held at Bergen in 2017, encouraged lively conversations that focused predominantly on European texts and authors. At Bangor we […]


Feminist Shakespeare? Almost Tangible’s Macbeth and the Power of Aristocratic Scottish Women in the Middle Ages

  Macbeth, Shakespeare: The Three Witches. Mezzotint by J.R. Smith, 1785, after H. Fuseli, 1783. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY. by Rachel Meredith Davis, University of Edinburgh Macbeth is the first major work of Almost Tangible, a new audio production company. Produced by Charlotte Melén and directed by Carl Prekopp, this free podcast of Shakespeare’s play seeks to […]


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